Gallery description : clam picture

Giant Clam inhabits saltwater seafloors. It has a shell skin type. The average weight of the giant clam is 100-200kg (220-440lbs). Giant Clam (tridacna gigas) grows 90-120cm (35-47in).

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Facts about giant clams
NameGiant Clam
ClassBivalvia
Main PreyAlgae, phytoplantkon, nutrients in water
Common NameGiant clam
Scientific NameTridacna gigas
GenusTridacna
HabitatSaltwater seafloors
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyTridacnidae
Size90-120cm (35-47in)
Conservation StatusThreatened
PredatorsEels, snails, starfish
ColourGreen, red, blue, yellow, orange, brown, pink
Number of Species100
Weight100-200kg (220-440lbs)
PhylumMollusca
Skin TypeShell
Average Litter SizeMillions
Image Details
Description Clam picture. Picture of a tan clam seashell
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 1148 pixels
File type JPG
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