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The fluted clam (Tridacna squamosa), also known as the scaled clam, can be identified by the large, leaf-like fluted scales on its shell…
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The southern giant clam is one of the largest of the ‘giant clams’, reaching up to an incredible 60 cm in length. The species is also known…
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At less than a third of the size of the true giant clam (Tridacna gigas), the small giant clam (Tridacna maxima) deserves its name. As an…
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A member of the giant clam family (Tridacnidae), the horse’s hoof clam (Hippopus hippopus) is named for the shape of its shell. Reddish…
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Information on Congeria kusceri is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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The peppery furrow shell (Scrobicularia plana) is a bivalve mollusc with a thin, flattened, rounded shell. The outer surface of the shell…
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This well-known edible cockle has a solid shell, consisting of two valves, which feature prominent ribs and concentric growth-lines. The…
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This razor shell (Ensis ensis) is a common, burrowing mollusc, which has an elongated fragile and narrow shell shaped like a cut-throat…
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Information on Dreissena blanci is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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Information on the banded wedge shell is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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