Collection by Melissa Considine • Last updated 8 weeks ago


Enormous Aqua Sea Shell Mussel, Natural History Museum, Vienna , Austria

I thought it was a piece of art glass but this almost three foot by 2 foot tall speciman was a mossusk or mussel discovered in the 17th century. Call it the dinosoar of clams. More importantly it is an amazing an lovely piece that has incredible blue and emerald greens. Nature is one amazing glass sculpture. From Vienna's Natuarl History Museum. A museaum as good as London or New York.

Two Face Chimera Maxima Clam from Pacific East Aquaculture

Pacific East Aquaculture imported a gorgeous two face clam, which they are calling the Chimera Maxima Clam. Each half of the mantle is completely different.

Photo Gallery — Ocean Soul — National Geographic

Spectacular marine life is captured beneath the surface by renowned photographer Brian Skerry, whose new book, Ocean Soul, is now available from National Geographic.

‘Giant Clam’ by Henry Jager

'Giant Clam' by Henry Jager. Giant Clam (Tridacna gigas) from the Red Sea, Egypt. Mördermuschel aus dem Roten Meer, Ägypten Featured in: Best of Redbubble, Zingers, Wild Africa, Artists Universe, Nature's Paintbrush 411 views per 13/July/...


Tridacna crocea - Crocus giant clam / Almeja Gigante / Bénitier crocus, Maldives.

Jaw-dropping giant clams from Samoa appear at Extreme Corals DE | Reef Builders | The Reef and Saltwater Aquarium Blog

We've been covering new and sensational giant clams for years but a recent crop of farm raised clams from Samoa has definitely gotten our attention. The stunning, jaw-dropping clams appeared at the…

Gold foil blue maxima clam from ReefKoi is practically one of a kind | Reef Builders | The Reef and Saltwater Aquarium Blog

The gold foil maxima clam is a particulalry unique mutation we've seen only once before in giant clams. The unusual Tridacna maxima clam from ReefKoi has the pattern of an average high quality blue…

Sealife, 2

About 4 months ago I put up a post featuring sea creatures of remarkable beauty, diversity and weirdness. I thought I had surely found the best


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Geoyduck (Panopea generosa) | Paul Bratescu

Geoyduck (Panopea generosa)