The behaviour of giant clams (Bivalvia: Cardiidae: Tridacninae)

@inproceedings{Soo2014TheBO,
  title={The behaviour of giant clams (Bivalvia: Cardiidae: Tridacninae)},
  author={Pamela Soo and Peter A. Todd},
  booktitle={Marine biology},
  year={2014}
}
Giant clams, the largest living bivalves, live in close association with coral reefs throughout the Indo-Pacific. These iconic invertebrates perform numerous important ecological roles as well as serve as flagship species-drawing attention to the ongoing destruction of coral reefs and their associated biodiversity. To date, no review of giant clams has focussed on their behaviour, yet this component of their autecology is critical to their life history and hence conservation. Almost 100… CONTINUE READING
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