Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found throughout the Indo-Pacific except India and the Arabian Sea (Röckel et al. 1995). Both the EOO and AOO exceed the threshold for criteria B1 and B2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found from intertidal to about 50 m on coral reef platforms, on sand among weed and beneath rocks or boulders (Röckel et al. 1995, Poppe and Poppe 2011). It is commonly found on reef crests (Kohn 1959). Once mature it can reach a size ranging from 65 to 137 mm (Röckel et al. 1995).

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 12 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 9 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 16
  Temperature range (°C): 25.301 - 28.400
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.054 - 0.309
  Salinity (PPS): 34.591 - 35.837
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.627 - 4.701
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.131 - 0.223
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.996 - 3.947

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 16

Temperature range (°C): 25.301 - 28.400

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.054 - 0.309

Salinity (PPS): 34.591 - 35.837

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.627 - 4.701

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.131 - 0.223

Silicate (umol/l): 0.996 - 3.947
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Conus distans

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Barcode data: Conus distans

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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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 is found throughout the Indo-Pacific except India and the Arabian Sea. This is a wide ranging species and is common throughout its range. There are no known major threats, therefore it is listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
This species is common throughout its range (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 currently in place for this species. It probably occurs in many marine protected areas throughout its range.
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