Tridacna


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type genus of the family Tridacnidae: giant clams

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Its smallest cousin, Tridacna crocea, commonly known as the burrowing giant clam or boring giant clam, is the least threatened, as it remains relatively abundant in the Indo-Pacific area despite ongoing fishing activities.
The geographic range of Tridacna noae extends from Kiritimati in the Central Pacific to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean to Taiwan (Huelsken et al.
The park also houses around 956 Tridacna Gigas or the true giant clams, more than 300 of Tridacna Derasa or the smooth giant clams that are endemic in Australia, 300 and undetermined numbers of Tridacna Maxima or the elongated giant clams, the Tridacna Crocea or the boring crocus clam and Hippopus hippopus or the strawberry/horse hoof clams.
409'E, north of Tridacna Atoll, Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua Province, Indonesia, 70 m, clove oil and hand net, M.
Shells of the 'Giant Clam' Tridacna were recently identified during dredging activity from the shallow subtidal zone (up to 10 m deep) off the coastline of Abu Dhabi, on the southern shore of the Arabian Gulf.
Based upon preliminary observations it appears that tridacna shell bangles might be more commonly associated with the more ostentatious Bronze Age burials (Chang pers.
The large decorated Tridacna clams are one of the highlights of the Paris exhibition; large tridacna squamosa shells were used as cosmetic receptacles and intricately decorated inside and out with Egyptian scenes, featuring lotuses and beautification rituals.
Found mostly in buildings, but also in caves, under Tridacna shell on ground, and in webs on vegetation.
En moluscos la mayor frecuencia fue registrada para cinco especies: Crepidula fornicata, Crassostrea gigas, Pomacea canaliculata, Tridacna derasa y Trochus niloticus.
1994), Perna perna (Velez and Matinez 1967), Tridacna squamosa (Fitt and Trench 1981), and Rangia cuneata (Sundberg 1991).
Genetic variation in Tridacna maxima, an ecological analog of some unsuccessful evolutionary lineages.
As regards to the fauna (apart from corals), the echinoids are found in holes and crevices, while the community's most spectacular feature is the huge shell of giant clams, the tridacna (Tridacna).
Benzie and Williams (1995, 1997) found that estimated routes of gene flow among populations of the giant clams, Tridacna gigas and T.