Tridacna ningaloo

Top 10 new coral and giant clam species of 2014

The discoveries of new fish species were really impressive this year and the coral and giant clam taxonomists also had their hands full in 2014. Across the board we are still seeing a nice steady flow of new soft and…

Tridacna ningaloo officially described as a new species of giant clam

Tridacna ningaloo is the newest species of bivalve we can welcome into the growing family of giant clams. Earlier this year scientific research into the genetic makeup of Australian giant clams revealed that a cryptic species was lurking among the┬áTridacna…