Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs from the Gulf of California, and Baja California, Mexico to Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Revillagigedo Islands, Clipperton Island and Cocos Islands (Tenorio et al. 2012).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs on rocks and rubble, and in sand channels (Tenorio et al. 2012) at depths between 10 and 30 m. Adults may grow to 71 mm in length (www.schnr-specimen-shells.com) but will typically be less than this.

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): 3 - 3
  Temperature range (°C): 23.137 - 23.137
  Nitrate (umol/L): 5.739 - 5.739
  Salinity (PPS): 34.561 - 34.561
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.710 - 4.710
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.717 - 0.717
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.276 - 5.276
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Conus brunneus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Conus brunneus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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., Petuch, E. & Peters, H.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species occurs from the Gulf of California, and Baja Califonia, Mexico to Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Revillagigedo Islands, Clipperton Island and Cocos Islands. There are no known threats. This species is Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There are no population data available in the literature for this species. This is a common species.

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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Wikipedia

Conus brunneus

Conus brunneus 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.

References

  1. ^ a b Conus brunneus Wood, 1828.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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