Tridacna squamosina: First Aquarium Pictures of the Rare Red Sea Endemic

Tridacna squamosina was first described jus over ten years ago and we finally have the first solid evidence for this species in the aquarium hobby. Originally described as Tridacna costata, T. squamosina or the squamosina clam has a surprisingly distinct appearance…

Rare Tridacna squamosina Photographed by Diver in Kenya

Tridacna squamosina is one of the least known, and most recently recognized species of giant clams (sort of). A fresh new set of pictures taken by Dawn Goebbels while diving in Kenya  really showcases some nice examples of the rarely…

Tridacna costata, a close look at this rarely seen Indian Ocean clam species

Compared to corals, there are only a few giant clam species we get to appreciate in the home aquarium so it’s really exciting when we get new species like Tridacna noae and Tridacna ningaloo, but it’s also super cool to…

Tridacna costata pics shows what makes this clam unique (From the Archives)

This story¬†about¬†Tridacna costata was originally published over three years ago. Almost nothing more has come to our attention regarding the little known Tridacna costata from the Red Sea, so here’s a refresher You know, when the first reports surfaced of…

Tridacna costata: new pics and vid really show what makes this rare giant clam unique

You know, when the first reports surfaced of a new giant clam species, Tridacna costata, being discovered in the Red Sea using molecular analysis, we were suspicious that this was one of those cryptic species that only only biologists really…