Tridacnidae


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Tridacnidae

[trī′dak·nə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of bivalve mollusks in the subclass Eulamellibranchia which contains the giant clams of the tropical Pacific.
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Spawning induction and rearing of larvae of tridacnid clams (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae).
Early development, survival and growth rates of the giant clam Tridacna crocea (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae).
Is Tridacna maxima (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae) at Ningaloo Reef, western Australia?
Sperm ultrastructure of the giant clam Tridacna maxima (Tridacnidae: Bivavia: Mollusca) from the Great Barrier Reef.
Serotonin-induced spawning and larval rearing of the china clam, Hippopus porcellanus Rosewater (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae).
Spawning and early larval rearing of giant clams (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae).
Contributions of phototrophic and heterotrophic nutrition to the metabolic and growth requirements of four species of giant clam (Tridacnidae).
Comparative study of available spawning methods of the giant clam Tridacna squamosa (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae) in Makogai, Fiji.
Symbiosis with zooxanthellae occurs only in two closely related families of bivalves, Tridacnidae and Cardiidae (Ohno et al., 1995).
The morula-like cell and the type II cell have been observed only in the Tridacnidae, which suggests that this type of hemocyte may participate in the maintenance of zooxanthellae in giant clams.
fusca), and Tridacnidae (Tridacna maxima) have a low coral association such as Acropora cytherea, A.