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Fluted Giant Clam

Tridacna squamosa

Description:

The Squamosa Clams, also known as Scaly Clam or Fluted Clam, reach a maximum length of 16 inches (40 cm). They are most commonly found with a brown mantle with many golden brown or yellow wavy lines. However, the mantle can also be very variable in coloration and quite beautiful. Accented on a dark background with green and blue spotted varieties, and sometimes rose or purple. source: http://animal-world.com/Aquarium-Coral-R...

Habitat:

Native to the shallow coral reefs of the South Pacific and Indian oceans

Notes:

Dive and Trek house reef, Batangas, Philippines

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Eric Noora
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Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 11, 2011
Submitted on Sep 16, 2011

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