Tridacna maxima 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae

Scientific Name: Tridacna maxima
Species Authority: (Röding, 1798)
Common Name(s):
English Small Giant Clam

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/conservation dependent ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Wells, S.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Insufficiently Known (K)
1990 Insufficiently Known (K)
1988 Insufficiently Known (K)
1986 Insufficiently Known (K)
1983 Insufficiently Known (K)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
American Samoa (American Samoa); Australia; British Indian Ocean Territory; China; Cook Islands; Egypt; Fiji; French Polynesia; Guam; India (Andaman Is., Laccadive Is.); Indonesia; Japan; Kenya; Kiribati; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia, Federated States of ; Mozambique; Myanmar; New Caledonia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Pitcairn; Samoa; Saudi Arabia; Seychelles; Singapore; Solomon Islands; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand; Tokelau; Tonga; Tuvalu; United States Minor Outlying Islands; Vanuatu; Viet Nam
Regionally extinct:
Hong Kong
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Wells, S. 1996. Tridacna maxima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T22138A9362499. . Downloaded on 29 May 2016.
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