Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs from the Gulf of California, Mexico south to northern Peru (Tenorio et al. 2012).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species lives at depths between 40-120 m where it occurs on muddy substrates (Paredes et al. 2010). Adults may grow to 60 mm but will typically 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
Tenorio, M.J.

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

Contributor/s

Justification

This species occurs from the Gulf of California, Mexico south to northern Peru. This species is widely distributed, considered to be common, not over gathered, and has no major threats affecting it. Also the range of this species, probably overlaps marine protected areas. It is listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
There are no population data available in the literature for this species. This species is considered to be common.
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Threats

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

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions

The range of this species probably overlaps marine protected areas.

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Wikipedia

Conus poormani

Conus poormani 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 poormani Berry, 1968.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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