What is the difference between clams, oysters and mussels?

Answer Shellfish is a broad term used to describe hard-shelled creatures from the sea. However, there are many differences among these types of sea dwellers, from appearance to size and taste.AppearanceGe... Read More »

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Information About Clams, Mussels & Oysters?

Clams, mussels and oysters belong to the Phylum Mollusca in the Kingdom Animalia. There are over 100,000 species of mollusks living in almost every ecosystem with new species named every year in th... Read More »

How Long Can You Store Mussels & Clams?

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How do clams&oysters feed?

Clams and oysters, both classified as bivalves, strain their food directly from ocean waters, drawing the water in through their gills and extracting tiny organisms for food.BivalvesClams and oyste... Read More »

Do pearls come from oysters or clams?

Pearls come from oysters, not clams. A pearl is formed when a small irritant gets inside the oyster, which then covers it with nacre to reduce irritation. The nacre develops a luster that is unique... Read More »