Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs from the Gulf of California, Mexico to northern Peru, including the Galapagos and Cocos Islands (Tenorio et al. 2012).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs on sandy and rubble substrate at depths between 5 and 40 m, where they can grow to 60 mm in length although they 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 to northern Peru, including the Galapagos and Cocos Islands. This species has a wide distribution where it is uncommon; however, it is not heavily collected, nor believed to have any major threats. It probably occurs in 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. It is uncommon in its range.
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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
The distribution of this species overlaps marine protected areas in the region.
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Wikipedia

Conus lucidus

Conus lucidus is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails, cone shells or cones.[1] This is an Eastern Pacific species.

References

  1. ^ a b Conus lucidus W. Wood, 1828.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 September 2010.

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