Tag Archives: clams

At the beach – little crabs

There is a lot happening at the beach at low tide – you just have to stop and watch, and have a bit of luck as clams and crabs can be sneaky…

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A clam shell

A nice clam shell at the beach Clams and other shellfish have been a major factor in the economy of Vancouver Island, and an important food source for coastal first nation peoples.

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Royston – clams

Harvesting clams in Royston – south of Courtenay

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Baynes Sound – the nets

Buckley Bay – Baynes Sound I often wondered what these nets were about, and other than that they had something to do with shellfish had no idea. I recently discovered that they “predator nets” and are used to prevent predation … Continue reading

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