These are purple foot hokkigai (Sakhalin surf clam) and are excellent and succulent and sized exceptionally. Excellent protein nutrition and mineral is said to be plenty. A kind of amino acid taurine which is said to lower the blood cholesterol, but I was told this by a fisherman and I somehow doubt its scientific proof. In addition it has some glycine which gives it a umami sweetness.
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