Donax trunculus   Linnaeus, 1758

truncate donax
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Donacidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 5 - 25 m (Ref. 2758).  Temperate; 61°N - 12°N, 18°W - 44°E (Ref. 78075)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Red Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 1.8  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.4 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2758); common length : 2.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 437)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth based on occurrence (Ref. 2758, p. 805); to be replaced with better reference. Minimum depth from Ref. 2703. Common; subtidal in sand (Ref. 437). Inhabits fine well sorted clean sand (Ref. 2780). Gonochoric (Ref. 82312).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Gonochoric.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 437)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 12.4 - 21.6, mean 19 (based on 746 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium