Up-Close Encounter with Tridacna Gigas

Tridacna Gigas

Tridacna Gigas

Tridacna gigas

tridacna gigas

Tridacna Gigas

tridacna gigas

Tridacna Gigas - Also known as giant clam that can weigh more than 200 kilograms and measure as much as 47 inches across, and an average lifespan of 100 years or more - as likely to become endangered and vulnerable species, these colorful bivalve mollusks are being closely monitored and reproduced in a marine sanctuary in Silaki Island - Philippines.

Photographs by Bernard Eirrol Tugade

2 notes:

Anonymous | February 19, 2012 at 6:06 PM said...

akala ko octopus nng una, hehe



{ Modende } | February 19, 2012 at 10:57 PM said...

Gawd.. Ang ganda!!!


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