Disco clam

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Disco clam
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Limida
Family: Limidae
Genus: Ctenoides
C. ales
Binomial name
Ctenoides ales
(Finlay, 1927)
  • Lima alata Hedley, 1898
  • Lima ales Finlay, 1927

The disco clam, also called an electric frame scallop or electric clam, is a saltwater clam. It lives on coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific. It is a 2.8 inches (71 millimetres) long. It is the only bivalve with a bright display.

Distribution[change | change source]

Disco clams live on coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific.

Diet[change | change source]

It eats very small plankton.