I think it's called filtering.
It is called a clam.
No, the manila clam is saltwater.
A clam is called a filter feeder because it sucks in water and food (plankton and other microscopic creatures) through its incurrent siphon. Then, it filters the water with its gills and the waste water is excreted through the excurrent siphon. Then, the labial palps push the food into the clams mouth and the clam starts eating.
== == A young clam is called a larva, spat, or a littleneck.
A clamp is something that goes on a scooter and a clam is a fish
The original phrase was "happy as a clam at high tide." Clams live in the sand beneath the ocean. When the tide goes out, they are left without any water, and have to survive on what they store in their holes. So when the tide is high, a clam is happy and has plenty of water for food and oxygen.
The clam has two siphons. The excurrent siphon (which expels water and waste out of the clam) and the incurrent siphon (which brings oxygen and food and water into the clam).
if you found your clam in a lake,pond,or river, then take some of the water with you in a bag or container and get more of that water every once and a whileand keep your clam in it.
A clam will spray a stream of water when disturbed. Also, a clam will shut it's shell tightly when disturbed.
if you added water to clam chowder it would taste really watery
The Geoduck squirts water. The rest just clam-up
The sex glands help the water over the gills which causes the clam to have an orgasm and then have and erection. The orgasm splatters everywhere and tickles the clam.
The scientific name for one species of brackish water clam is Tridacna derasa. This is the southern giant clam, a threatened species of marine clam.
The inside lining of a clam shell is called a nacre. It is soft and smooth and helps protect the clam.
Linguine alla Vongole (white clam sauce)
A fingernail clam or pill clam lives at the bottom of freshwater ponds or streams with low water movement.
A Clam filters out its organic food from the water. This is the same way Barnacles and Sponges feed.
the name of a boat that goes underwater is called a SUBMARINE.
In the water
Jet propulsion, the Clam quickly opens and closes it's shell taking in water and squirting it out again, pushing it through the water.