Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

Smooth Giant Clam (species: Tridacna derasa)
Observed by Michelle Weber
Mon, 15 Aug 2005 12:00:00

Location details

  • Lizard Island Group
  • The site Group ID, as recorded by Lizard Island Research Station, is 362.

    The site ID, as recorded by Lizard Island Research Station, is 6.

    The site was used by the project for the following reason: "clip a small tissue sample from the mantle of clams".

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 2 m and 3 metres.

Details about the specimen(s)

  • Specimen count is not recorded.
  • The record does not indicate whether reproduction was occurring.

The identification was performed as part of the The biogeography of the giant clams and their algal symbionts project (ID = 408).

The project ID, as recorded by Lizard Island Research Station, is 408.