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Waste removal in a bivalve

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Explain why the flow of water and the position of the anus is important in terms of waste removal in a clam.

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This solution describes the process of waste removal in a clam. The solution names key structures in the clam and outlines the flow of water and how positioning of the various body parts best helps in waste removal.

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The flow of water through a clam is one-way. The water enters the branchial chamber via the ...

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