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Clams “The Ocean Cleaner”, Current Threats and Conservation Efforts
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Clams “The Ocean Cleaner”, Current Threats and Conservation Efforts

Clams are one of the mollusks in the bivalve class that are often found in coral reef ecosystems. They have two genera (Tridacna and Hippopus),1 share a symbiotic life with Zooxanthellae photosynthetic algae2 and live in the Indo-Pacific region. So far there are 12 types of clams that have been identified, eight of them are...