Very Rare Giant Clam Shell Tridacna Gigas Ex Caroline Islands - 22" Length 35lbs


Very Rare Giant Clam Shell Tridacna Gigas Ex Caroline Islands - 22

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Very Rare Giant Clam Shell Tridacna Gigas Ex Caroline Islands - 22" Length 35lbs:
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GIANT Clam Shell Tridacna Gigas ex Caroline Islands

Collected by Vernon Brock, Hawaii Ichthyologist in 1940 - 22 1/4" Length and 34.9 pounds

This HUGE Tridacnidae was collected from the Caroline Islands, North of New Guinea, in the 1940's. This old piece is a greatcuriosity for any collection!

Vernon Brock, the collector of this shell, is an Ichthyologist from Hawaii that is most well known for his book "Handbook to Hawaiian Fishes" published in 1965. A listing of his many published works and journals can be found here.

A certificate of provenance from an ISA Certified Appraiser can be provided upon request of the winning buyer.

  • Dimensions 22 1/4" x 14" x 8 1/4" inches
  • Weight 34.9 Pounds
  • Collected in 1940
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Very Rare Giant Clam Shell Tridacna Gigas Ex Caroline Islands - 22" Length 35lbs:
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