Gallery description : giant clam

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

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Facts about giant clams
NameGiant Clam
Weight100-200kg (220-440lbs)
PredatorsEels, snails, starfish
Average Litter SizeMillions
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
Number of Species100
Common NameGiant clam
ClassBivalvia
Size90-120cm (35-47in)
Main PreyAlgae, phytoplantkon, nutrients in water
Conservation StatusThreatened
Skin TypeShell
ColourGreen, red, blue, yellow, orange, brown, pink
Scientific NameTridacna gigas
GenusTridacna
HabitatSaltwater seafloors
FamilyTridacnidae
Image Details
Description Giant clam. Giant Clam With Diver Jobspapa
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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