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Image of a giant clam, also known as a tridacna clam
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Green Giant Clam

The tridacna, also known as the giant clam, is the largest clam species in the world. In the wild ocean they can grow to a length of 4 feet and weigh as much as 500 pounds. The beautiful colors of their mantles ranges from green to blue and deep purple.

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