What sea animals eat clams?
Many sea animals like to eat clams. These include eels, sea stars, whelks, and sea mammals. They are one of the most important foods among sea life.
Other than humans, clams are eaten by many animals. Seagulls and other sea birds will pick up clams and drop them on rocks to open them. Raccoons will eat clams by either crunching them with their teeth or prying them open with their hands. Sea stars (or star fish) are able to completely cover and pry open clams underwater. There are also some kind of fish that will eat clams. California otters Elephant seals Rays