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Clam bleaching poses threat to Manihiki pearls

Saturday 7 May 2016 | Published in Outer Islands

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Clam bleaching poses threat to Manihiki pearls
Coral bleaching is causing the deaths of hundreds of pa'ua in Omoko Reserve. 16050606

Widespread pa’ua (clam) bleaching has been reported in Manihiki this month as the global bleaching event continues as a result of the current strong El Niño.

Widespread pa’ua (clam) bleaching has been reported in Manihiki this month as the global bleaching event continues as a result of the current strong El Niño.


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