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What type of water are clams most likely to live?

Asked: Karine Bélanger, Last Updated:

Most clams inhabit shallow waters, in which they are generally protected from wave action by the surrounding bottom. One species of abra clam (Abra profundorum), however, has been taken in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of more than 4,800 metres (16,000 feet).

FAQ

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    For the most part, feeding your fish once or twice a day is sufficient. Some hobbyists even fast their fish one or two days a week to allow them to clear their digestive systems. Larger, more sedentary fish can go longer between meals than smaller, more active fish.

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    If your dog eats raw fish, seek medical care if your dog exhibits these symptoms of intestinal parasites: Fever. Vomiting. Diarrhea.

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