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  • Scientists find giant, elusive clam known as ‘the unicorn of mollusks’

    Boston Globe - 04/18/2017

    “For me, it is like a finding a mythical creature,” said Daniel L. Distel, a research professor at Northeastern, who has been studying mollusks since the late 1980s and had long dreamed of finding a giant shipworm. “You know it’s something no one has ever seen. It’s like coming across a living dinosaur.”

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