The largest shellfish in the world (7 photos)

Geoduck or Gooyduck - the biggest of all shellfish on the ground. He length of 15-20 cm., Which is also quite a lot, but really impressive part - its long siphon, which often reaches one meter in length and weighs half a kilo to 1, 5 pounds, but it happened, and caught specimens 7 5 kg.

Geoduck looks disgusting, but it is a delicacy in China and Japan, where it is often eaten raw.

Another interesting fact - Gooyduck not only very large, but also long-lived - life expectancy of about 146 years, which makes it one of the longest-living organisms.



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