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Soon, the team had nine burrowing giant clams resting comfortably on flat, color-changing pH-sensitive foil in lab tanks.
And, yes, there are giant clams — which are not accompanied, visitors who attended college dance parties in the 1980s might be disappointed to learn, by rock lobsters.
The giant clams, which can reach more than 10 inches, are harvested by hand from a single 10 mile stretch of beach on the west side of Cook Inlet at the southwest corner of Polly Creek.
In China, the shells of giant clams are carved into art and jewelry, and their meat is snapped up as a gourmet treat and aphrodisiac, Christina Larson reported for Science in January.
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