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Definition of Tridacna gigas

Tridacna gigas
Clam Clam, n. [Cf. Clamp, Clam, v. t., Clammy.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam (Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam (Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve. You shall scarce find any bay or shallow shore, or cove of sand, where you may not take many clampes, or lobsters, or both, at your pleasure. --Capt. John Smith (1616). Clams, or clamps, is a shellfish not much unlike a coclke; it lieth under the sand. --Wood (1634). 2. (Ship Carp.) Strong pinchers or forceps. 3. pl. (Mech.) A kind of vise, usually of wood. Blood clam. See under Blood.

Meaning of Tridacna gigas from wikipedia

- 1798) -- Western Pacific Tridacna gigas (Linnaeus, 1758) -- Tropical Indo-Pacific Tridacna mbalavuana Ladd, 1934 (= Tridacna tevoroa Lucas, Ledua & Braley...
- are often misidentified for Tridacna gigas, the most commonly intended species referred to as “the giant clam”. Tridacna gigas is one of the most endangered...
- Marsh clams, family Corbiculidae File clams, family Limidae Giant clam: Tridacna gigas Asian or Asiatic clam: genus Corbicula Peppery furrow s****: Scrobicularia...
- seven vertical folds help to distinguish it from its larger relative, Tridacna gigas, which has four to five folds and a rougher texture. Lack of scutes...
- This subfamily contains the largest living bivalve species, including Tridacna gigas, the giant clam. They have heavy s****, fluted with 4–6 folds. The...
- the western United States Thesprotia gigas, the gr**** mantis, a praying mantis species found in Brazil Tridacna gigas, the giant clam or pa’ua, the largest...
- The maxima is less than one-third the size of the true giant clam (Tridacna gigas). Adults develop a large s**** that adheres to the substrate by its...
- The giant clam (Tridacna gigas) is the largest extant species of bivalve. The mantle is visible between the open valves...
- placed in reserve between 1985 and 1988, relocated an overpo****tion of Tridacna gigas clams, was part of the INTERFET peacekeeping taskforce, and parti****ted...
- clam", and it is distinguished from himejako sushi, which is made from Tridacna gigas. In December 2013, China imposed a ban on geoduck and other "double-s****...
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