Largest Clam Known to Man

By | March 3, 2008

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The geoduck or gooyduck is the largest species of clams on the face of the earth. The clam itself is 15 to 20 cm long, which is pretty big but the really impressive part is its long siphon that often reaches one meter in length. it weighs between 0.5 and 1.5 kilograms, but there have been stories about 7.5 kg heavy gooyducks.

Source: OddityCentral via A Welsh View

One thought on “Largest Clam Known to Man

  1. shekissesfrogs

    This is incorrect. It have the longest neck, but clams in ocean can grown to immense sizes, too big to fit in a fish tank, like 3 feet lengthwise.

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