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    • Doting 'dad' to giant clams 

      Cardinoza, Gabriel (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 7, 2017, on page A2-1, A2-2)
      Bolinao, Pangasinan— Twice a week, Julio Curiano Jr. would hop into a speedboat and head for a 5.8-hectare ocean nursery of giant clams off Silaqui Island at the northernmost tip of this town facing the West Philippine ...
    • Giant clams up for adoption 

      Cardinoza, Gabriel (Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 23, 2018, on page A1-A3)
      Be a foster parent to an endangered clam and help the environment. For P200 to P400, you can adopt a baby giant clam at a marine center here, but you can’t take it home. The adopted clam gets named by the parent and released ...
    • NBI nabs giant pearl sellers 

      See, Aie Balagtas (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 15, 2017, on page A5)
      The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested 10 people allegedly engaged in illegal wildlife trade, recovering a trove of pearls and endangered giant clams that they were selling for a whopping P97 million. The ...
    • Playground of giant clams 

      Cardinoza, Gabriel (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 7, 2017, on page A2-1-A2-2)
      The reef is where the baby giant clams are released to grow to adulthood after spending five months in a hatchery at the Bolinao Marine Laboratory (BML) of the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI). ...