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Common Cockle

Cerastoderma edule (Linnaeus 1758)

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Cerastoderma edule (Common cockle) is a species of mussels in the family cockles. It is a filter feeder.

  • URI: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1252491
  • Definition: a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by passing the water over a specialized filtering structure
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common cockle