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Freshwater Clam

Description:

Freshwater clams can be found throughout North America but this type of clam found in the Kawarthas is edible but the Ontario health ministry suggests not consuming these species because of possible food poisoning.

Habitat:

Freshwater mussels occupy a wide range of habitats, but most often occupy river ecosystems.

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Spotted on Aug 4, 2012
Submitted on Aug 13, 2012

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