The giant clams are the members of the clam genus Tridacna that are the largest living bivalve mollusks.There are actually several species of "giant clams" in the genus Tridacna, which are often misidentified for Tridacna gigas, the most commonly intended species referred to as “the giant clam”.
Giant clams have a wildly undeserved reputation as man-eaters, with South Pacific legends describing clams that lie in wait to trap unsuspecting swimmers or swallow them whole.
The giant clam is appropriately named, as it is the largest clam and the largest bivalve (clam, oyster, or mussel) in the world. This species lives on coral reefs in the Coral Triangle and surrounding areas.
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Giant clams are the largest living marine bivalves and typically inhabit tropical coral reefs in coastal regions throughout the Indo-Pacific. Giant clams are members of the Subfamily Tridacninae, which consists of two genera: Tridacna and Hippopus. Currently, 7 giant clam species are candidate species for listing under the E ndangered Species Act.
Oct 14, 2020 · Giant clams are found in the Pacific Ocean and in Malaysia but if there are in Pennsylvania, it might be somewhat different, according to a Google Earth Science search. The clam has a new home ...
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Giant clams are ten times larger than a normal scallop. They are seen as dark purple. Their lips are light purple, the inside of their mouths are light gray, and their tongues are light pink.
"Tea at the Treedome"
SpongeBob rescues Sandy, but the former then gets stuck in the clam's mouth. Sandy tosses the giant clam in the air and it falls to its demise. However, SpongeBob is freed.
"No Free Rides"
SpongeBob sees a sign that reads "Giant Clams" and huge clams start eating him while he is holding onto his boat, being driven by Mrs. Puff.
"The Smoking Peanut"
SpongeBob is seen throwing a peanut at a giant clam named "Clamu," causing her to wake up in an emotional outburst.
Giant clams in real life are the largest mollusks, so, understandably, there was a struggle for SpongeBob and Sandy.
Giant clam is the largest sessile (attached to the ground) mollusk in the world. It can be found in the tropical waters of Indian and Pacific oceans, in Thailand, Japan, Micronesia and Australia. Giant clam inhabits coral reefs and lagoons that provide enough sun light.
Giant Clams Sanctuary & White Beach is a wonderful and unique place. I had an amazing time and enjoyed the snorkeling trip a lot. I've never seen such giant clams! The snorkeling guide was super friendly and explained a lot about the clams.
- Kantaan Guinsiliban, Camiguin, Mindanao, Philippines
Giant Clam is a World of Warcraft object that can be found in Timeless Isle. In the Container Objects category. Added in World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria.
A giant clam can be forced open by making an opposed Strength check against the clam’s Strength check. Otherwise, it opens on its own in 1d4 hours. Camouflage (Ex) The rough shell of a giant clam is usually draped with barnacles, anemones, and bits of coral, which help it to blend in with its environment.