blood clam


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Noun1.blood clam - red-blooded clam
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Arca, genus Arca - type genus of the family Arcidae: ark shells and blood clams
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Larval development of the large blood clam, Noetia ponderosa (Say).