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Can you open a clam without killing it?

Asked: PBAngling, Last Updated:

Put a plug into the clam to keep it open. Like the grafting process, extracting the pearl without killing the oyster requires putting in a plug to hold the shell apart. Remove the plug and allow the oyster time to recover before grafting with the oyster again. ...

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