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MILESTONE RELEASE of 10 hatchery-bred Tridacna squamosa giant clams

MILESTONE RELEASE of 10 hatchery-bred Tridacna squamosa giant clams

The clams were spawned at the hatchery in August 2018, restocked in a special protection zone.

July 2, 2021

Look: Grown Tridacna squamosas restocked in 2019

Look: Grown Tridacna squamosas restocked in 2019

Healthy Tridacna squamosas restocked August 2019 at the outer Malampaya Sound in Taytay, Palawan now over 7 inches in length.

July 1, 2021

Over 132 million Philippines’ true native Tridacna gigas spawned before 2020 closed

Over 132 million Philippines’ true native Tridacna gigas spawned before 2020 closed

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.

December 20, 2020

Linapacan and Coron receives first hatchery-bred giant clams

Linapacan and Coron receives first hatchery-bred giant clams

Calamianes receives its first 500 individuals of the Philippines' true native Tridacna gigas in late November.

November 22, 2020

Initial restocking of Philippines’ true native Tridacna gigas giant clams at outer Malampaya Sound and El Nido undertaken

Initial restocking of Philippines’ true native Tridacna gigas giant clams at outer Malampaya Sound and El Nido undertaken

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.

October 6, 2020

Second in-situ spawning of Philippines' true native giant clam yields over 4 million trochophores

Second in-situ spawning of Philippines' true native giant clam yields over 4 million trochophores

The second in-situ spawning of the true native Philippine Tridacna gigas yielded approximately 4.6 million trochophores on Nov. 12, 2019.

November 14, 2019

Giant clam restocking starts

Giant clam restocking starts

Re-stocking of native giant clams species started yesterday at a core management zone of the outer Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape and Seascape.

August 15, 2019

Malampaya Foundation spawns Philippines native, biggest giant clam

Malampaya Foundation spawns Philippines native, biggest giant clam

The first ever in-situ spawning of the Palawan native species of the biggest giant clam, Tridacna gigas, was commenced by Malampaya Foundation & partners.

June 2, 2019

Trial spawning of giant clams at WPU hatchery starts

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.

August 11, 2018

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