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Tridacna Gigas Growing BIG!

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The Tavarua family has taken great pride in nurturing this endangered species...

The tridacna gigas giant clam is the largest bivalve mollusk in the world!  Our Tavarua Tridacnas Gigas arrived 14 months ago in June of 2017...

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Starting off smaller then a fingernail

 our staff and volunteers have reared these special creatures in our on island nursery and they are


NOW MOVING TO THE OCEAN...

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they will be kept in cages to protect them from natural predators.   We will montior their growth closely, and hope to transplant them to reef around Tavarua in approximately one year. 

The Goal Is To encourage natural spawning events that will help to repopulate all of the reefs of Western Fiji! 

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As Always, Loloma + Vinaka Levu to all parties involved

including The Fijian Government, Department of Fisheries, our loving staff, local villages, and extended tavarua family for making this project possible!

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Madison Isbell