All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Southern Surf Clam</strong> - live
<em>Spisula raveneli</em> / Bivalve
Sanibel Island, FL
Dec. 16, 2009

I found this live animal on a sandbar at low tide. It can bury into the sand with a strong foot. Clams are filter feeders that pull wa...
Southern Surf Clam - live
Spisula raveneli / Bivalve
Sanibel Island, FL
Dec. 16, 2009

I found this live animal on a sandbar at low tide. It can bury into the sand with a strong foot. Clams are filter feeders that pull water into their body through one siphon and expel it out the other siphon.

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