Overview

Distribution

Range Description

C. patae occurs across the Caribbean from the Bahamas and Florida Keys, along the coast from Yucatan to Nicaragua and the central Caribbean Islands, and the Antilles down to Trindad (Petuch and Coltro pers. comm. 2011).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species has been reported at depths of between 5 and 30 m in coral sand. Adults of the species grow to approx 28 mm (Rosenberg 2009).

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
Petuch, E.

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

Contributor/s

Justification
C. patae occurs across the Caribbean from the Bahamas and Florida Keys, along the coast from Yucatan to Nicaragua and the central Caribbean Islands, and the Antilles down to Trinidad. This species is wide-ranging and there are no known threats. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There are no recordings of population levels for C. patae in the literature.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
This species is wide-ranging and there are no known threats.
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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 patae

Conus patae 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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Distribution

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 28 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 9 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 61 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Conus patae Abbott, 1971.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
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