Animal Stories - Gigas Clam - Giant Clam


Animal-World Information about: Gigas Clam - Giant Clam

   The Giant Clam, Tridacna Gigas, is the largest bivalve (mollusc) in the world!
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Johny Mayne - 2012-10-16
Hi ALL! I was wondering if the giant clam can be kept in a large tank. I love clams! Johny L. Mayne

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  • Jeremy Roche - 2012-10-17
    Yes they can but will need a very large tank for a permenant home!
  • JANIYA WRIGHT - 2012-12-17
    Yes but it has to be big.
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Alina Kuzmich - 2012-03-21
Clams move with their foot. Their foot has to be muscular to help them move a good bit of a distance. Sometimes they can move an extreme distance if the current is strong. The currents can also help clams move.
Examples:
mussels and clams

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coree - 2011-11-18
How can clams move?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-11-18
    The clam sorta burrows its 'foot' (body) out of the shell and into the sandy bottom and pushes itself in a forward motion. It uses the current in waters to carry it along.
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