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It still makes me nervous that nobody in the picture is wearing a mask. It is still too early for that.

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How many people and how many clams per person? This seems like a particularly bad way of stripping a beach of shellfish if restrictions aren't enforced.

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Good on them, outside and having fun. The kids must be loving it

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That owners of that place sprinkle the clams out in the water every morning for people to collect-when I went there with my school, I was told that the clams are imported from North Korea. They must import a lot, as it is hard not to go home without a bucketful.

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Darren, exactly what I was going to say. People in Kanto have always sprinkled clams even 50 years ago in Isogo in Yokohama when I was a kid (there was a beach back then) as well as near where Tokyo Disneyland is today. I have also heard they use clams from NK but wouldn’t be surprised if they’re still using it today.

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That's strange. Our local supermarket doesn't hide the fruits and vegetables in the ground for us to dig up. Saves me a lot of time.

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My J-wife and our kids loved taking a cooler box out to 浜松市, Hamamatsu-shi and into the bay at low tide to dig up clams. We took them back to our mansion in Shizuoka Shi and distributed them to our neighbors and had a clam soup competition.

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