Caption: Close-up of the coloured mantle of a giant clam (Tridacna sp.). The giant clam is a large bivalve mollusc, whose mantle hosts symbiotic dinoflagellate algae. These photosynthesise and supply food for the clam. Unlike many bivalves, it receives most of its nutrients this way, with only a small percentage coming from its filter feeding on plankton. Filmed in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.

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Giant clam mantle, close-up

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