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Gigas giant clam Gallery

"I got a gigas giant clam! It's kind of a big deal." —New Horizons

The gigas giant clam is a benthic creature, first appearing in New Horizons. Diving is the only way to obtain it.

Donation to the museum[]

In New Horizons[]

Upon donation or selecting "Tell me more about this!", Blathers the curator will say:

"Gigas giant clams live in warm-water coral reefs and are the biggest bivalves in the world. Growing as wide as six feet and weighing up to 600 pounds, these clams can live to be 100 years old. And yes, these mighty creatures look as though they could eat a swimmer whole. But they eat plankton instead and get valuable nutrients from an algae they live in symbiosis with. Indeed, these enormous gents get all the sustenance they need by lying face up with their shells half-open. If such was my life, I'd be happy as a clam too."

In Pocket Camp[]

The clams can be collected towards achieving special timed goals with leaf tickets and bells as rewards.

Capture Quotes[]

"I got a gigas giant clam! It's kind of a big deal." —New Horizons

Encyclopedia Information[]

Deep-Sea Creature
Encyclopedia Information
NH-Gigas giant clam
"I caught a gigas giant clam! It's kind of a big deal."
Current Active Hours All day
Months active (north) May to September
Months active (south) November to March

Further Information[]

220px-Giant clam or Tridacna gigas

A gigas giant clam in real life

Main article: Giant clam on Wikipedia

Giant clams are a collection of species of very large clams of the genus Tridacna. [insert more stuff]

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