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Do clams have to be in water to live?

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As soft shell clams filter water for oxygen, other things found in the water like algae, sand and bacteria can get stuck on their gills. Most clams in Massachusetts live in water that is clean. However, some clams live in water that is contaminated with fecal coliform bacteria.

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    Two hours Never leave the fish at room temperature for more than two hours. Store it in a shallow covered container to allow the fish to cool to the proper temperature more quickly. Cooked fish can be stored for up to 2 to 3 days in a refrigerator at 40°F or less.

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