Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species of cone snail is widely distributed in a wide arc in the North Indian Ocean, ranging from south-west India to North Sumatra, including countries in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal including the Andaman Islands, the Nicobar Islands and the west coast of Thailand (Röckel et al. 1995).

The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2 by a considerable margin.

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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is reported to occur on intertidal mudflats to a depth of about 18 m in sand. Adults typically grow to approx 110 mm in length (Röckel et al. 1995).

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
Kohn, A.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Poppe, G.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is widely distributed along the continental shores of the northern Indian Ocean ranging from south-west India to North Sumatra, including countries in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal including the Andaman Islands, the Nicobar Islands and the west coast of Thailand. It is locally common and there are no known threats. It is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is locally common throughout its range (Kohn and Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known threats to this species at the present time.
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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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