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Hemidonax donaciformis   (Bruguière, 1792)

common hemidonax
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Classification
Bivalvia | Veneroida | Hemidonacidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 2.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment
Benthic

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Restricted to the western tropical Pacific, including the Philippines, eastern Indonesia and northwest Australia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown