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Tridacna crocea Boring Clam, Crocus Clam, Saffron-coloured Clam

Tridacna croceais commonly referred to as Boring Clam, Crocus Clam, Saffron-coloured Clam. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
793 
AphiaID:
207673 
Scientific:
Tridacna crocea 
German:
Bohrende Riesenmuschel 
English:
Boring Clam, Crocus Clam, Saffron-coloured Clam 
Category:
Sea Shells 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Cardiida (Order) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacna (Genus) > crocea (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lamarck, 1819 
Occurrence:
Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Guam, Indo Pacific, Japan, Malaysia, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
0 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 5.91" (15 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Lower risk / conservation dependent (LR) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2008-01-03 22:37:06 

Captive breeding / propagation

Tridacna crocea is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Tridacna crocea, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

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Lamarck, 1819


Synonymse:
Tridacna (Chametrachea) crocea Lamarck, 1819
Tridacna cumingii Reeve, 1862
Tridacna ferruginea Reeve, 1862

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euheterodonta (Infraclass) > Veneroida (Order) > Cardioidea (Superfamily) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacninae (Subfamily) > Tridacna (Genus)



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