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A team of researchers has now shown how giant clams use these structures to thrive, operating as exceedingly efficient, living greenhouses that grow symbiotic algae as a source of food.
Scientists have built a robotic clam that is able to replicate how an Atlantic razor clam can burrow itself into the sea soil using very little energy. The Atlantic razor clam is able to dig itself through sea soil at about 0.4 inches per second...
Scientists have found a new species of giant clam in the Red Sea. It is the first new living species of giant clam that has been discovered in 20 years.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.