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spotted in the Indian River
These clams were wild caught in the river and are being held in a suspended basket for future use. Clams are filter feeders, ingesting huge amounts of water each day, removing algae and other microscopic food, then expelling the filtered water.
Spotted on May 9, 2012
Submitted on May 9, 2012
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