The clams were spawned at the hatchery in August 2018, restocked in a special protection zone.
Healthy Tridacna squamosas restocked August 2019 at the outer Malampaya Sound in Taytay, Palawan now over 7 inches in length.
During the pandemic, MFI and WPU managed to spawn over 132 million from three (3) remaining giant clams at Honda Bay in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
Calamianes receives its first 500 individuals of the Philippines' true native Tridacna gigas in late November.
More than a year after the historic in-situ spawning of the Philippines’ true native Tridacna gigas in June 2019, the first 400 individuals have made a new home at the Malampaya Sound.
The second in-situ spawning of the true native Philippine Tridacna gigas yielded approximately 4.6 million trochophores on Nov. 12, 2019.
Re-stocking of native giant clams species started yesterday at a core management zone of the outer Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape and Seascape.
The first ever in-situ spawning of the Palawan native species of the biggest giant clam, Tridacna gigas, was commenced by Malampaya Foundation & partners.
Trial spawning of giant clams at WPU hatchery starts
A trial spawning of giant clam species Tridacna squamosa and Hippopus hippopus commenced on Aug. 11, 2018 at the Western Philippines University.
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