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How to Check Geoducks for Freshness

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How to Check Geoducks for Freshness

Sometimes people ask us how to tell if their live geoducks are alive when they get them.  Here’s a simple test to be sure:

Remove them from their wrappings and let them rest for a moment in a pan or on a dish. Then prod each of them. They should move (retract).

Here’s a video showing how a live geoduck responds:

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