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Giant Clam

Tridacna gigas

Description:

A large clam, the largest in the world, getting to be up to 120 cm long and weigh up to 440 lb. Has a symbiotic relationship with the algae from which it gets it's nutrients.

Habitat:

Great Barrier Reef, amongst some broken coral.

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Good spotting! Did you read about the new species ? http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2...

thrownshuriken
Spotted by
thrownshuriken

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 1, 2014
Submitted on Jan 7, 2014

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