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Pioneer Bay, Orpheus Island giant clams

 

To see video clips of giant clam culture at Orpheus Island [North Queensland, Australia) taken in 1987 by Mr. Gerald Heslinga (of Indo-Pacific Seafarms, Kona, Hawaii) look at the following three video clips on YouTube:

  1. Making an intertidal clam nursery, Dr. Rick Braley (Orpheus Island, Australia)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCUvcA1aZWc&feature=related

  1. Dr. John Lucas (James Cook University)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMR45mTAX4w&feature=related

  1. Orpheus Island clam nursery (Australia)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-_TR4lOHAA&feature=related

 

There is also a good video clip by Gerald Heslinga taken of the giant clam culture in Palau in the mid 1990s:

  1. Clams to Cash (Palau)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9rXAAuIKbs&feature=more_related

 

Cultured Tridacna gigas at White Lady Bay, Magnetic Island

 

27-day old Amphiprion percula, the true clown anemonefish with anemone coral.

Microalgae culture at Aquasearch Lab, Magnetic Island

Plantigrade of Tridacna gigas showing probing foot

 

Trochus niloticus, the commercial top shell placed in tank for induction of spawning

 

Commercial trochus embryo with gel-like pitted chorion around the embryo.

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updated 3 November 2015

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