Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs in Barbados (Rosenberg 2009) with some shell collecting websites describing specimens from Guyana and Suriname and also Tobago (www.femorale.com.br). It also occurs along the coastline to Amapa state in Brazil (Coltro pers. comm. 2011).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species lives at depths of approx 30-100 m probably in sand or mud. Adults of the species typically grow to 32 mm in length (Rosenberg 2009).

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): 100 - 100
  Temperature range (°C): 22.893 - 22.893
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.663 - 2.663
  Salinity (PPS): 36.788 - 36.788
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.708 - 3.708
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.197 - 0.197
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.105 - 2.105
 
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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
Coltro, J.

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

Contributor/s

Justification
This species occurs in Barbados with some shell collecting websites describing specimens from Guyana and Suriname and also Tobago. It is also found along the coastline to Amapa state in Brazil. There are no known threats. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There is no population information 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 bajanensis

Conus bajanensis 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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