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Giant clam (Tridacna gigas)

Description:

Giant clam (Tridacna gigas) , approximately 1.5 meters wide.

Habitat:

Coral shallows off of Snapper Island.

Notes:

White blurry spots are camera flash artifacts.


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3 Comments

ariana
ariana 6 years ago

super cool

Isabela
Isabela 6 years ago

Woww!

lori.tas
lori.tas 6 years ago

Giant clam showing its mantle's symbiotic zooxanthellae

4873, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -16.29, Long: 145.50

Spotted on Sep 1, 2010
Submitted on Oct 19, 2010

Spotted for mission

Reference

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