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As of 2014, the animal known to have lived the longest life is a quahog clam. The clam, found in 2007 near Iceland, is believed to have been 405 years old. However, quahog clams typically do not live for that length of t...

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The animal with the longest known lifespan is the ocean quahog, which lives for approximately 400 years. While some forms of ocean life, such as sea sponges, are believed to live very long, precise data on their lifespan...

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An ocean quahog, Arctica islandica, is presently the animal with the longest-known lifespan for a non-colonial animal. Caught in 2006, the clam was discovered to have lived for 507 years.

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An ocean quahog, Arctica islandica, is presently the animal with the longest-known lifespan for a non-colonial animal. Caught in 2006, the clam was discovered to have lived for 507 years.

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The angelwing clam, Cyrtopleura costata, is a large clam that can be found from Massachusetts to the Carolinas, down through the Caribbean and to the coast of Brazil. It gets its name because the shape of its fragile she...

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Clams are wider and shorter than mussels, often with a "leg" protruding from the shell, while mussels appear dark blue or green, are long and teardrop-shaped and live in clusters attached to a hard surface such as a rock...

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Clams with a tightly closed shell are alive and can be safely eaten. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, tapping the shell of an open clam that is alive causes the shell to immediately close. Clams that r...

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