Tridacna squamosais commonly referred to as Squamosa Clam or Giant Clam, Fluted Clam, Fluted Giant Clam, Scaly Clam. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 789 AphiaID: 207674 Scientific: Tridacna squamosa German: Riesenmuschel English: Squamosa Clam Or Giant Clam, Fluted Clam, Fluted Giant Clam, Scaly Clam Category: Muslinger Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Cardiida (Order) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacna (Genus) > squamosa (Species) Initial determination: Lamarck, 1819 Sea depth: 0 - 26 Meter Size: 35 cm - 45 cm Temperature: 24°C - 26°C Tank: ~ 1500 Liter Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Tridacna (Chametrachea) squamosa Lamarck, 1819
Tridacna aegyptiaca Chenu, 1845
Tridacna lamarcki Hidalgo, 1903
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euheterodonta (Infraclass) > Veneroida (Order) > Cardioidea (Superfamily) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacninae (Subfamily) > Tridacna (Genus)
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