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[ kˈɒkə͡l], [ kˈɒkə‍l], [ k_ˈɒ_k_əl]

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The cockle is a small, salt water clam that lives in shallow waters along coasts and in estuaries. It is common in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, but rare in North America.

The cockle has a robust, squat body that can reach up to 2 inches in diameter and 4 inches in length. The shell is covered in small, blunt spines. The cockle digs clamshell-style openings in the sand with its foot, extending the siphon in its mantle to extract water and feed.

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