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Tridacna in Fiji Is.

Tridacna in Fiji Is.

Lima scabra, as Flame Scallops

Lima scabra, as Flame Scallops

This is a fluted giant clam (Tridacna squamosa) These huge clams have tiny little algae living in them. The clam will provide carbon dioxide for the algae, while the latter will photosynthesise when there is sunlight, and provide oxygen and food for the clam.

This is a fluted giant clam (Tridacna squamosa) These huge clams have tiny little algae living in them. The clam will provide carbon dioxide for the algae, while the latter will photosynthesise when there is sunlight, and provide oxygen and food for the clam.

Mytilus edulis

Mytilus edulis

Solecurtus sanctaemarthae d'Orbigny, 1853 Stubby Solecurtus

Solecurtus sanctaemarthae d'Orbigny, 1853 Stubby Solecurtus

Heart Cockle (Corculum cardissa) Found this on Semakau Landfill. While most other clams have their valves flatten like plates, this clam has its opening of the valves cutting across the centre of the 'heart'!

Heart Cockle (Corculum cardissa) Found this on Semakau Landfill. While most other clams have their valves flatten like plates, this clam has its opening of the valves cutting across the centre of the 'heart'!

Tridacna - the giant clam, a Pelycopod

Tridacna - the giant clam, a Pelycopod

The reef-dwelling bivalve Lima sp. has tentacles radiating out from its shell.

The reef-dwelling bivalve Lima sp. has tentacles radiating out from its shell.

Una nacra, (Pinna rudis) en El Médano en el sur de Tenerife espécimen de menor tamaño

Una nacra, (Pinna rudis) en El Médano en el sur de Tenerife espécimen de menor tamaño

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