In all the years I've spent hanging around at the beach I have never found a whole clam, until today! I didn't know what to do with it except to take a picture. I didn't want to kill it by taking it home (it sort of seemed alive, although I don't know anything about how clams work) and I don't eat them but even if I did I wouldn't eat one from L.I. Sound. I put it in my pocket for a moment until it spit up. So I put it back in the water and went on my way. I named it Clammy. Say hi to Clammy everybody!