Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs from Mozambique to Kenya and also in the Seychelles, Reunion, and Andaman Islands, east to the Marshall Islands and Fiji, including northern Australia, and north to Japan (Röckel et al. 1995). The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology

This species is found in fine, coarse sand, beneath rocks and among algae at depths of between 2 and 240 m (Röckel et al. 1995). It consumes molluscs.


Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 46 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 11 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 20.5 - 68
  Temperature range (°C): 23.278 - 26.525
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.241 - 2.380
  Salinity (PPS): 35.095 - 35.503
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.230 - 4.855
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.112 - 0.308
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.869 - 1.453

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 20.5 - 68

Temperature range (°C): 23.278 - 26.525

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.241 - 2.380

Salinity (PPS): 35.095 - 35.503

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.230 - 4.855

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.112 - 0.308

Silicate (umol/l): 0.869 - 1.453
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Conus ammiralis

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 ammiralis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
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
Kohn, A.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Poppe, G.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species occurs from Mozambique to Kenya and also in the Seychelles, Reunion, and Andaman Islands, east to the Marshall Islands and Fiji, including northern Australia, and north to Japan. As a wide ranging species that is relatively common and has no obvious threats this has been assessed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is common in some places (A. J. Kohn pers. comm. 2011).

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 for the species.
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Wikipedia

Conus ammiralis

Conus ammiralis 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. ^ a b Conus ammiralis Linnaeus, 1758.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 20 March 2010.
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