#29 Ocean Quahog Clam
Ocean Quahog may look like a boring animal, but its long life makes it very fascinating! They are a kind of clam that can live for over 400 years.
The oldest Ocean Quahog on record lived to see its 507th birthday.
Scientists determine the age of these creatures by counting the growth rings on their shells, similar to trees.
The North Atlantic Ocean is the natural habitat of these long-living clams. The average weight of adult Ocean Quahog Clams is no more than 0.5 lbs.
These clams are a popular delicacy in several areas too!
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