Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is endemic to the Marquesas archipelago, and has a depth of 80-120 m (Moolenbeek et al. 2008).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology

Details of habitat and ecology for this species are unknown as it is obtained by dredging and has not been observed (P. Bouchet pers. comm.).


Systems
  • Marine
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Bouchet, P.

Reviewer/s
Seddon, M. & Peters, H.

Contributor/s

Justification

This species is endemic to the Marquesas Islands and is only recently described from specimens dredged. It is not believed to have any major threats, however owing to the limited data available it is listed as Data Deficient.

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Population

Population
There is no information on population trends for this species in the literature. This species is mostly sporadic and can be locally common (P. Bouchet pers. comm. 2011).
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known material threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no conservation measures in place for the protection of this species.
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Wikipedia

Conus troendlei

Conus troendlei is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.[1]

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

Contents

Description

Distribution

References

  1. ^ Conus troendlei Moolenbeek, Zandbergen & Bouchet, 2008.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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