Posts Tagged ‘Tridacna gigas’

A Tale of the Ancient Tridacna Giants

The shells of ancient fossilized giant clams may help predict future impacts of climate change on coral reefs, offering paleo-climate research an overview of climate change on Earth during the past 65 million years, possibly allowing the prediction of future changes to marine life as global warming accelerates.

09 Jul 12:30 PM 0 Read More...

Aquacultured Gigas Clams Return to the Aquarium Trade

After years of absence, Florida-based ORA announces the return of the iconic and truly “giant” clam, Tridacna gigas.

08 Aug 1:06 PM 2 Read More...

Biota’s Rainford Gobies—and much more

Palau-based Biota Marine Life Nursery is now poised to become the next household name in the growing field of large-scale ornamental marine aquaculture companies.

06 Jul 3:47 PM 0 Read More...

Pearls? In Your Tridacna?

Odd, but large, and very valuable pearls may be found in some animals that may make it into reef aquaria.

18 Sep 11:04 PM 3 Read More...

Requiem for a Giant Clam

I freely admit to being a giant clam fan, and one who has never been able to resist an attractive Tridacna. And there it was, 4.25 inches (11 cm) long, in a pet store in Oberhausen in western Germany’s Ruhr Valley – this was in 1979, and in those days under T8 lighting.

06 Oct 5:42 PM 0 Read More...