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Do clams and oysters feel pain?

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Oysters use their gills and cilia to process water and feed. Oysters have a small heart and internal organs, but no central nervous system. Lack of a central nervous system makes it unlikely oysters feel pain, one reason some vegans are comfortable eating oysters.

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    Permits. Currently no fishing permits are required in South Korea, either for fishing at sea or in inland waters.

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