Category: Clams & Mussels

Underwater Fact 129

Giant Clams are colourful creatures that have hundreds of simple eyes along the edges of their mantle.

The Tridacnid’s eyes are visible as dark spots along the mantle

The largest species of Giant Clam, the Tridacna, are the largest bivalves ever to have existed in the fossil record.
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Underwater Fact 83

The average lifespan of a giant clam in the wild is over 100 years.

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