Donax cuneatus Linnaeus, 1758
Cuneate Donax
photo by FAO

Family:  Donacidae (donax clams)
Max. size:  4 cm SHL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Biology:  Local artisanal exploitation (Ref. 348). In sand and beach slopes in surf zones, migrating between the high and low tide marks with ebb and flow tides. Sometimes abundant. Occurs from low and high tide mark. Found burrowing in exposed sandy beaches (Ref. 125338).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 15.03.06
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 09.11.09

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