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Biology

Ciliatocardium ciliatum is a common bivalve of north polar regions, ranging from Greenland to Norway to the Aleutian islands. It lives in loose mixed substrate and filter feeds with a life expectancy of up to 25 years. It is usually sedentary, but when threatened may use it's foot to escape predators.

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