Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species has a large geographical range covering the entire Indo-Pacific, excluding Hawaii and the Red Sea (Röckel et al. 1995). Found from the Cape of Guardafui on the eastern coast of Somalia in the North to Mozambique in the South, across to French Polynesia and surrounding Islands to the East.

The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found at depths of 1-25 m, in sand among corals and seaweed. In some areas, it mainly occurs from depths of 50-150 m. It has also been found on lagoon pinnacles (Röckel et al. 1995). Adults of this species will grow to an approximate size in the range of 28-52 mm (Röckel et al. 1995, Poppe and Poppe 2011).

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 55 - 55
  Temperature range (°C): 23.980 - 23.980
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.311 - 0.311
  Salinity (PPS): 34.673 - 34.673
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.820 - 4.820
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.100 - 0.100
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.541 - 2.541
 
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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
Duda, T.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Tagaro, S.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific excluding Hawaii and the Red Sea. Found from the Cape of Guardafui on the eastern coast of Somalia in the North to Mozambique in the South, across to French Polynesia and surrounding Islands to the East.. It is uncommon in shallow and deep waters. There are no known major threats to this species. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is uncommon in shallow and deep waters.

Population Trend
Unknown
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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 known conservation measures currently in place for this species.
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Wikipedia

Conus mitraeformis

Conus mitraeformis 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 mitraeformis Wood, 1828.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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Conus mitratus

Conus mitratus 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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Description

Distribution

References

  1. ^ a b Conus mitratus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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