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MAGNETIC ISLAND’S “GIANT CLAM MAN” TO BE ONE OF EIGHT SCULPTURES INSTALLED ON MAGNETIC ISLAND AS PART OF THE MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART MEDIA RELEASE 1 JULY 2021 One of the eight sculptures to be installed as a part of the Museum of Underwater Art’s (MOUA) installation on Magnetic Island has been revealed to be modelled off Magnetic Island’s own Dr Richard Braley. Dr Braley, internationally recognised as the ‘Giant Clam Man’, has been working with the spawning of giant clams since 1986 and has been an integral part of North Queensland’s marine science family for over 40 years. MOUA Board Chair Paul Victory is thrilled to have Dr Braley involved as a subject in the project and couldn’t think of a better tribute to his work. “Dr Braley is a local legend in North Queensland, especially in the marine conservation and edu-tourism space so it’s truly amazing to have him as one of the subjects.” Victory said. “Not only does he have nearly half a century of experience working within our marine e...