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In Living Color: Giant Clams, Up Close with Dr. Joshua Boger
The New England Aquarium Lecture Series features Dr. Joshua Boger, a scientist, entrepreneur, and professional underwater photographer, who will introduce the audience to the extraordinary world of giant clams.
As the largest living bivalve mollusks, giant clams can reach sizes as large as 4.5 feet and weigh as much as 550 lbs. These highly colorful animals are distributed widely in the warmer parts of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and can live 100 years or more, each fixed to one spot for all its adult life. Dr. Boger will explore how giant clams use their bright colors, and how and why their unique solar power system works so efficiently. Illustrated with underwater macro photographs from more thanView more