• Fossil giant clam

  • View map
Map 1st Edition (1868-1892) 2nd Edition (1899-1908) 3rd Edition (1920-1932) 4th Edition (1938-1954) Tithe Map
  • Use stars to collect & save items A vector image of star to represent action to save this item   Login to save this item
  • Download (non-commercial use only)

Content can be downloaded for non-commercial purposes, such as for personal use or in educational resources.
For commercial purposes please contact the copyright holder directly.
Read more about the The Creative Archive Licence.

Image 1:Download link to the full resolution of image number 1
full resolution of image 1


SM1953.110.10 - This shell from the H. W. Wakefield Collection is that of Tridacna gigas, the giant clam. This is the largest living bivalve mollusc, and is one of the most endangered species. In the wild, it can live for over 100 years and is found in the Indian and Pacific oceans. This specimen lived about 6,000 years ago.

Comments (0)

You must be logged in to leave a comment