Okinotori Island (image) Hokkaido University Share Print E-Mail Caption The waters surrounding Okinotori Island are home to a large number of Tridacna maxima, or giant clam. The isolated island is also located in a highly active typhoon region. Credit Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Kanto Regional Development Bureau, http://www.ktr.mlit.go.jp/keihin/keihin_index005.html Usage Restrictions This image is copyrighted and can be used for reporting this press release if properly credited. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.