Capiz, the Windowpane Oyster…

The windowpane oyster, Placuna placenta, also known as Capiz in the Philippines, is a bivalve marine mollusk in the family of Placunidae. Among the species in the genus, only the Placuna placenta has an outer shell translucent enough for commercial use. In the Philippines, many houses, specially in the rural areas, still have lamps and... Continue Reading →

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