is the largest bivalve in the Mediterranean sea and is also endemic in the region. Additional Pinna nobilis is one of the largest in the world. Its shell can reach more than 1 metre in total length. Pinna nobilis lives in sandy booms in the coastal areas and is usually associated with meadows of seagrass (such as Posidonia oceanica between 0.5M and 60M depth.
An online survey is available to record any Pinna nobilis met in Maltese waters. Your assistance is highly appreciated. online survey