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Maxima clam - Tridacna maxima Tentative ID, could also be a Boring Clam Fall,Geotagged,Malaysia,Maxima clam,Tridacna maxima Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Maxima clam - Tridacna maxima

Tentative ID, could also be a Boring Clam

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  1. It's like a complicated picasso, amazing! Posted one month ago
    1. Yes, they are all so pretty, these clams and often very difficult to ID if you don't have a good view of the shell! Posted one month ago

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The maxima clam , also known as the small giant clam, is a species of bivalve mollusc found throughout the Indo-Pacific region. They are much sought after in the aquarium trade, as their often striking coloration mimics that of the true giant clam; however, the ''maximas'' maintain a manageable size, with the shells of large specimens typically not exceeding 20 centimetres in length.

Similar species: Cardiida
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jan 23, 2020. Captured Oct 2, 2015 10:15 in Malaysia.
  • XZ-1
  • f/4.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 6mm