Razor clam -
Scientific names: The Latin word ensis means sword
which refers to the shells form, while americanus means
american. The species is American in origin.
Other scientific names: Called Ensis directus
in certain literature.
Other English names: Razor-shell is the name for a
group of mussels with razor like shells.
More: Within this group there five other specie of the family
ensis and Phaxas pellucidus