How do clams reproduce?
Clams may be male, female or both (hermaphroditic) depending on the species and the particular stage in its life cycle. For example, the hard clam (quahog) begins its life cycle as a male, then later on may become a female. The various kinds of cockles found around the world are all hermaphroditic as adults. There is no easy way to tell a male from a female clam. Fortunately, either sex tastes equally good, which for most people is probably all that matters in this regard. Quahogs, like other clam species, reproduce through a spawning process in which females release large numbers of eggs into the water, while males release sperm. Fertilization takes place in the open water. Females can release from 1 million to as many as 24 million eggs at one time, and spawning may continue for several months, depending on the water temperature and the availability of food. A single female may release up to 60 million eggs in a season, of which only a small number will become fertilized and grow to become adult clams. Once fertilization takes place, the young clam goes through a larval stage where it is carried by waves and currents. Eventually it develops a shell and sinks to the bottom. Using its muscular foot, it can then move about the bottom to some degree. At this point in the process, you may observe a white, frost like coating of young clams along tidal flats in areas where spawning took place. A single handful of this white mixture would contain thousands of tiny clams. Most would not survive, but some always did, as evidenced by the fresh supply of clams we find each year.
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Answer . They filter small life forms out of seawater. . Clams and other molluscs draw in water containing food using an incurrent siphon. The food is then filtered out of the water by the gills and swept toward the mouth on a layer of mucus. The water is then expelled from the animal by an exc…urrent siphon. (MORE)
To reproduce: - Put the original picture or text into a copying machine. - Examine the original statue or painting and make as good a copy as you can. - Pollinate a flower and then plant the seeds or take cuttings and plant them. - Introduce a male organism (fish, fowl, insect or human) to a fem…ale organism, at the right time and under the right circumstances. Encourage transfer of male reproductive cells to be united with female reproductive cells. . you stick willy in vagina !!!!! . this site is crap! (MORE)
a clam being one of the worlds longest living creature is said to live to 220 years although some people have caught clams off the coast of iceland that was said to be 300-400 yeras old! xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxcox hope it helped BOB
I actually think you should put the clam back into the sea you got it or in a random sea where it can feed itself. Cheeseman56: . Actually, you HAVE to put the clam back into the ocean it came from, not a random water source. This is because the clam could effect the food chain of the ocean/lake…, and cause other creatures to die. . (MORE)
A clam under 2 in. can usually be fed plankton. Be careful, because plankton may ruin water quality. Make sure you dose plankton once a week in small amounts.
Clams reproduce by discharging sperm and egg cells in the openwater on a certain time in a year. Once the sperm and egg cellsmeet up and after the fertilization of the egg, a larva is bornthat will turn into clams.
Answer . when there mouth is open and if you pick him up its hard to close his mouth.
A clam is a marine bivalve mollusk with shells of equal size. They are sometimes buried in sand or mud that is near bodies of water. These bodies of waters could be freshwater or saltwater.
Answer . yes there are all clams are round because of how there are shape.
Clams don't do a lot. They sit at the bottom of a lake and move very slowly across the sandy floor. They have an appendage called a foot they use to slowly move and they have have another appendage that sticks out of the shell to suck in water which they use to filter out alga and plankton which is …what they eat. (MORE)
Clams eat plankton and other microscopic things but you can feed them popcorn I would recommend that you pop the popcorn before you give it to the clam because a popcorn kernel is like a rock to us and them so make sure you pop the popcorn first and make sure the popcorn doesn't have ANY butter. It …has to be regular popcorn but you can put salt on it to make sure that it tastes like what the clam would usually eat. (MORE)
Believe it or not, clams eat tube worms and planktonic stuff or plankton. FYI, Not from Spongebob
The mantle is the body wall that covers the mass and creates theshell of the clam. It resembles a cloak because it extends beyondthe main part of the body and forms flaps.
Answer Clams are not actually known as the primary producers of pearls although they can and do produce pearls. Clam pearls are known as calcareous concretions, not as nacreous pearls. Clams do not produce nacre. Mollusks from the family Bivavlia are the primary pearl producers, especially mollu…sks from the genus Pinctada.. Contrary to popular belief, a pearl is not created by a grain of sand. This is a widely accepted urban legend. A pearl is most often created when a parasite burrows through a mollusk's shell and into the mantle tissue of the host. The defensive reaction of the mollusk is to grow a sac around the intruder. This is known as the pearl sac. The lining of this sac is made up of nacre-producing cells known as epithelial cells. These cells produce a chemical compound of aragonite and calcite (a calcium carbonate polymorph) which is laid down upon the intruder in the form of platelets. These platelets are commonly known as nacre. Nacre is the pearl. Pearls grow in pearl-producing mollusks. Natural pearls occur when a mollusk's mantle tissue becomes damaged either by parasitic intrusion or damage to the shell. The mantle contains epithelial cells, which are responsible for the nacre deposition on the inside of the shell. If these cells become dislodged when the mantle is damaged, they may continue to deposit nacre within the body of the mollusk, creating a pearl. A grain of sand never produces a pearl. This is a myth. (MORE)
There are many types of clams in the ocean. One is the giant clam. Another is a regular clam. So, yeah.
No. The clams belong to the mollusca phylum and everything in this plylum is in fact sexual.
There are only a few steps needed to clean clams. To begin, placeclams in a bowl of clean cool water with a damp towel placed overthe bowl for 30 minutes to an hour. Next, place clams in anothercontainer of fresh water and brush clams clean removing sand, dirtand other debris.
Clams release eggs or sperm into the water. They meet in the water. The eggs hatch in the water. That is how clams reproduce.
Yes. Clams have stomachs and hearts. Answer Clams have kidneys, a heart, a mouth, and an anus.
A pea clam belongs to the genus Pisidium. These are smaller speciesthat are also known as pill clams.
Clams have a very simple body structure and do not have a distinct part that you could call a head. The mouth of a clam opens into the stomach, and none of the other structures that you would typically associate with a head are present.
Yes, clams do breathe. The clam sticks the ends of its siphons outfrom in between the shell. Clams also take in food this way.
Water and food particles are drawn in through one siphon to the gills where tiny, hair-like cilia move the water, and the food is caught in mucus on the gills. From there, the food-mucus mixture is transported along a groove to the palps which push it into the clam's mouth.
Clams do not actually swim and are mostly moved by water currents.Some types of clams do move by taking in water and then spitting itout.
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To make sure that the continue of its kind exist We as humans like to reproduce for the following reasons: 1. It may be fun 2. To pouplate the human race 3. Becoming a mother/father is a inspiring thing 4. Peopl have much love to give away Or because the want to have SEXUALLY activity
Clam gonads are the structures within the clam that produce the gametes of the clam. In general, gonads are the sites of haploid gamete production. The testes are the gonads of males, while the ovaries are the gonads of females.
Clams are considered scavengers of the sea. They are also food forother fish and animals, including humans. Clams are part of themollusk family.
Yes, clams are nocturnal instead of diurnal. These filter feederscan be found in freshwater and saltwater, depending upon thespecies.
No clams don't have a face, but they have a heart, mouth, kidneysand anus. The shell is the outer covering that protects the clamfrom enemies.
No, a clam does not have bones , it is an invertibrate. That is why it has a shell. It doesnot outgrow its shell, as it is one of those shellfish that's shell grows with it. When it dies, it rots and some other shellfish that does outgrow its shell will take that one until it grows again.. In short…...no. (MORE)
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Clams belong to the bivalvia class and the veneridae family. Theyalso belong to the Animalia kingdom and the Mollusca phylum.
Clams and Oysters etc. are bivalves. They take water in andfilter food out of the water, then they eject the water to allowthem to suck more water with food in. Think of these creatiresalmost like pumps.
Clams are dug up out of the mud. They can be found about an inch to 2 inches below the mud surface at low tide. Typically they are dug up with a rake or shovel.
They sniff each others anetama, which releses the pheromones, as amating display. Then they sexually repruoduce. And then the femalereleases her eggs. in the dirt and then they die.
The female razor clams ( Carpe diem) actually impregnate themselves. In order to reproduce, the male razor clam has to impress a female. The male impresses the female by showing off his masculinity. He challenges other male razor clams and fights them with the short blades on his back and underb…elly. This only catches the females attention however. As the male razor clams defeat more and more clams, their blades grow in size. The females at this point are orgasmic. The final test to win over a female, is to kill a hammer head shark ( Veni vidivici ). The male has to kill a hammer head, no other type of shark. The reason scientists believe razor clams have a strange fetish with hammer heads is because they discovered cave paintings that show a picture of a razor clam and a hammer head shark combined by a plus sign and encased by a heart. Most razor clams don't make it out alive when dueling with a hammer head shark. The battle is bloody and the female razor clam is convulsing with ecstasy during this event. Once the female has climaxed her body gathers the nutrients in the ocean and her egg is fertilized. The earth is a beautiful thing. (MORE)
clams will not bite, but they may close up on you. So dont put your fingers in them. I own clams and they can close very quickly if something (E.G: fish) brushes past them. the same applies with your hand.
Clams are delicate. The meat tends to get tough (like lobster) if overcooked. Also larger clams are in my opinion too chewy if steamed. The best steamers are small clams. To steam them, put a steamer basket or a plate turned upside down in the bottom of a large pot. You are building a platform to ke…ep the clams from touching the water. Add water to the bottom of the pan, be sure that the clams will be above the water line. I like to get the water boiling, then add the clams and tightly close the pot. Steam 5 to 10 minutes. The clams should partially open, or be very easy to open by hand. Now serve and enjoy. Clams can be grilled too. The way I like to do it is to put the entire clam on the grill, and cook for about 10 minutes. You end up with each clam cooked in its own juice. Attempting to grill the meat directly is not a great idea. Hope this helps! (MORE)
A sentence for clam can be: " Clams are a type of shellfish as well as shrimp."
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IN the Morning and during sleep periods. It keeps the food from its morning meal in its back teeth and eats in while sleeping.
Crustaceans (such as lobster and crab) and other shellfish (such as clams) are not kosher, because they lack scales. Further, all aquatic mammals (e.g. whales and dolphins) are not kosher. Hope this helps! :3
Yes it is, prior to, during, and after It's Bios. Great Q'n! by the way.
No, clams are molluscs, just like slugs, snails, octopuses and squids. Arthropods have an exoskeleton, not a shell, and they include insects, arachnids and crustaceans.
When a lady clam and a man clam really love each other, they give each other a special kind of hug that only mummys and daddy clams do, this then lets the stork know when to bring the baby clam. Hope this helps.
Clams are bivalve molluscs that live buried in sand or silt, manyof which are edible.
Reproducing can mean to make a copy of something or to re-createsomething such as an image. Reproducing also refers to generatingoffspring.
No, "clam" is a casual term for a mollusk; a filter-feeder type offreshwater or marine animal that has two calcareous shells (valves)joined near a hinge with a flexible ligament. Arthropods areinvertebrate animals that have an exoskeleton (external skeleton),segmented body, and jointed appendages (l…egs), such as spiders(arachnids) or lobsters (crustaceans). (MORE)
Clams grow slightly bigger each year as they age. The put an extrabit on the edge of their shell to accommodate this and you canestimate a clams age by counting the ridges of this shell addition.