A new form of the invasive clam belonging to genus Corbicula has finally made its way to North America.
The limpet mollusk discovered to have teeth stronger than most other materials. Southeast Asia's heritage towers of karst limestone were formed from ancient corals and snails. A new book talks about other mollusk wonders.
A new giant file clam species was found off the coast of Canada. While the first sighting of this species was over 30 years ago, recent technology has finally allowed scientists to distinguish them as their own.
About 13 million years ago in what is now northeastern Peru, ancient shell-crunching crocodiles ruled the Amazon, according to new research.
It's no secret that ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on the corals, sea stars, sharks and others that live beneath the waves. But now new research shows that this phenomenon is hitting closer to home and threatening US coastal communities, too.
Giant clams have been a hard-to-miss part of coral reef ecosystems for the greater part of the last 38 million years. However, experts will be quick to admit that the part they play in these incredible systems remains rather shrouded in mystery. Now a new study hopes to pull back the veil and further our understanding of these clam colossi.
"Giant" tridacnid clams and their algae lodgers are a prime example of natural partnership at its best. New research has revealed that not only does this clam let photosynthetic algae take up residence in the flaps of its shell, but it actually helps redirect sunlight so that its tenants get their daily dose of energy.