Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found from Golfo de Morrosquillo on the Caribbean coast of Colombia (www.femorale.com.br) to Golfo Triste in Venezuela (Petuch and Coltro pers. comm. 2011).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species has been found at depths between 30 and 50 m in muddy sand habitat. Adults of the species typically grow to 50 mm.

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 found from Golfo de Morrosquillo on theCaribbean coast of Colombia to Golfo Triste in Venezuela. This threats to this species are unknown. It is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There are no recordings of population levels for C. poulosi in the literature.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species are unknown.
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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 poulosi

Conus poulosi 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

Distribution

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 50 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 35 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 53 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ Conus poulosi Petuch, 1993.  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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