The first-ever spawning on site of the Palawan native species of the biggest giant clam
, in order to help increase its declining population, was held recently at Western Philippines University (WPU) Hatchery in Binduyan, Puerto Princesa City.
The pearl was hidden inside a giant clam
and was bought by Reyes's grandfather from a Filipino fisherman back in 1959.
It also looks like you are being eaten by a giant clam
9,554,974 B2; TiehChun Tang of Rowland Heights, CA has patented a method for the large scale industrial production of a dentifrice powder containing pure nano calcium supplements obtained from raw materials including pearl, mother of pearl, red coral, 22-28 oyster shells, clam shells, and giant clam
Few records exist of giant clam
juveniles without Symbiodinium (Gwyther and Munro, 1981).
(2014) recently resurrected the teardrop giant clam
Tridacna noae (Roding 1798) from synonymy with Tridacna maxima (Roding 1798) on the basis of reproductive isolation in culture, genetic distance, and mantle morphology and ornamentation.
The world's largest natural giant clam
pearl may have been recovered, according to Philippine officials.
They listen to singing sea turtles, ride a fantastic underwater carousel, and watch spotlighted sea creatures perform a talent show inside a giant clam
Amazing double-page color images are as likely to be of traditional fishing on the Ivory Coast, a herd of cattle on the shores of a lagoon in Uruguay, or a shrimp farm in Taiwan as the technicolor mantle of a giant clam
or the eye of a whale looking back at the camera.
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"This particular species is one of the largest types of giant clam
in the world.
"They are also known as the smooth giant clam
because their shell is quite flat in appearance and it is only when they begin to open that you see the beautiful colouration and markings of the mollusc inside."