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Clams, like most other bivalves, spend their days slowly moving across the ocean floor, using a long, muscular "foot" to propel them across the sand. As they go, they use an organ called a siphon to suck up debris on the sandy floor. The siphon is a long, tubular organ that uses suction to pull in whatever tasty morsels the clam can find, including plant and animal matter as well as waste products excreted by other seagoing animals (the waste often contains "leftovers" from whatever the animal ate; these pre-digested remnants are a perfect meal for the clam).

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