Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia ex. Clam
Joe King: Fierce Frogs

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Caption: This is a picture of the outside shell of the clam. Both of the shells that close over the inside are typically the same size.

Joe King Clam Video
This is a video that shows footage of a clam.



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Caption: This shows the different parts of the clam. Some of the more important parts being the neck and foot which are part of the soft body, and the muscle hinge that joins the two shells together.

Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia ex. Clam
Samantha
TT
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This picture shows the life cycle of a clam. There are three stages a clam goes through: Adulthood, ocean nursery, and larval rearing.

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This picture shows the digestion process of a clam.

Clam Video-This video shows how clams hide from predators using their muscular foot.


Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia ex. Clam
Lindsey P.
WW
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http://visual.merriam-webster.com/images/animal-kingdom/mollusks/bivalve-shell/anatomy-bivalve-shell.jpg

http://visual.merriam-webster.com/images/animal-kingdom/mollusks/bivalve-shell/anatomy-bivalve-shell.jpg
This shows the anatomy of the clam and all the basic parts. It also clearly shows the foot of the clam protruding from the shell. This is an important part of the clam as it often keeps it safe from predators.


New World Encyclopedia This link provides further information on the clam and the Giant Clam in specific. The link also provides further external links.

Giant Clam This link provides further information on the Giant Clam. This is a very interesting species of bivalve with very distinct characteristics from the clams most people know.

Clam Video This video shows a clam using it's foot to dig itself into the mud. This is one way in which the clam protects itself from predators.