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Tridacna ningaloo


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lexID:
7743 
AphiaID:
816938 
Scientific:
Tridacna ningaloo 
German:
Riesenmuschel 
English:
Gigant Clam 
Category:
Ракушки 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Cardiida (Order) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacna (Genus) > ningaloo (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Röding, ), 1798 
Occurrence:
Австралия 
Size:
bis zu 17.9cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Зооксантеллы/Свет, Планктон 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-11-29 15:49:02 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Tridacna ningaloo are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Tridacna ningaloo, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Tridacna ningaloo, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Shane Penny & Richard Willan, 2014

Qur special thanks go to Acro Al from Australia, who sent us two photos of Tridacna ningaloo and gave us the permission to use them for the reeflex.net.

He has bred these clams in captivity for the first time in the world.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euheterodonta (Infraclass) > Veneroida (Order) > Cardioidea (Superfamily) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacninae (Subfamily) > Tridacna (Genus) > Tridacna ningaloo (Species)

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