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How long do manila clams live?

Asked: Sebastien Doyon, Last Updated:

They can grow to 75 centimetres and live up to 14 years. Manila clams were introduced in BC during the 1930s in oyster seed from Japan. They quickly spread throughout the Strait of Georgia and were accidentally introduced on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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