Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species has a range along the Caribbean coastline of Honduras and islands of Nicaragua (Corn Islands) and Colombia (San Andres Island) (Rosenberg 2009).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs at depths of 10 to 25 m probably in coral sand. Adults grow to typically 40 mm (Rosenberg 2009) although will generally be less than this.

Systems
  • Marine
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Petuch, E.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Coltro, J.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is restricted in its range, recorded along the Honduran coastline and Caribbean islands of Isla San Andres (Colombia) and Isla Grande de Maiz (Nicaragua). There are no known threats. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There are no data on populations for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

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

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species.
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Wikipedia

Conus ceruttii

Conus ceruttii 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.

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Distribution

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 40.3 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 10 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 25 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ Conus ceruttii Cargile, 1997.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
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