The world's largest shellfish

Geodak (geoduck), aka Panopea abrupta or Panope generosa - kind of a big clam,

also known as the king of shellfish or shellfish "elephant trunk". It is the largest molluscs on the ground.

In length it reaches 15 to 20 cm and it weighs from 0 5 to 1 5 kg. Rumor has it that there are some that reach and 7kg.

Lifespan molluscs comes to 146 years. Making it the longest-lived of organisms.


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