Bivalvia | Veneroida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 2.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Restricted to the western tropical Pacific, including the Philippines, eastern Indonesia and northwest Australia.
The empty shells are used for lime. Australian representative of this species are generally considered a distinct subspecies under the name Hemidonax donaciformis australiensis (Reeve, 1844). Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 348). Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)