Found this while shucking oysters at work

by Annie
(Hickman, KY)



I work at a restaurant that serves fresh oysters on Friday and Saturday night. While I was shucking oysters tonight I think I found a pearl. But not sure. Please help

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May 21, 2018
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Looks like a pearl to me!
by: Kari

Hello Annie,

It looks like a pearl to me but please give me more exact details. I know we use the term "oyster" as a general term but could you be more specific?

Were you maybe shucking Little Neck clams? Then it would be a quahog pearl.

Or, it even looks a bit like a scallop pearl. Were you shucking scallops?

For an edible oyster pearl it looks more shiny and also a big large.

Please give more specific details! Thanks! Kari

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