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Giant Clam

Tridacna gigas

Description:

The giant clam is one of the most endangered of the clam species. The can weigh as much as 441 lbs. and be almost 50 inches across.

Habitat:

The live in flat coral sand or broken coral. This one is a specimen at the Oklahoma Aquarium.

Notes:

My son was amazed by this. (That's his little finger pointing at the bottom of the picture.)

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1 Comment

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

nice spotting..hard to believe its clam and nt mushroom..

ReannaDee
Spotted by
ReannaDee

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Jun 12, 2011
Submitted on Jun 12, 2011

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