Squamosa Clam

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  1. ezz1r

    ezz1r Feather Star

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    Good afternoon just a quick question I found this next to my Squamosa Clam this morning is a spawning event?

    Thanks

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  3. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    thats crazy! sorry no clue, following
     
  4. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Looks like the clams byssal threads. Some clams shed these when they become large or heavy enough not to need them anymore.
     
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  5. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Did you move it recently?

    P.s Hi E !!!!!
     
  6. DSC reef

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    My squamousa shed his byssal threads once he hit about 7-8". Crazy how fast they grow