Overview

Distribution

Range Description

C. puncticulatus is found from Honduras to Amapa state in north Brazil (Coltro pers. comm. 2011).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This is a shallow water species found at depths of between 1-7 m in sandy bottoms. Adults typically grow to 32 mm (Rosenberg 2009).

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 9.75 - 26
  Temperature range (°C): 25.724 - 25.724
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.507 - 2.507
  Salinity (PPS): 36.327 - 36.327
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.055 - 4.055
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.194 - 0.194
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.851 - 2.851

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Depth range (m): 9.75 - 26
 
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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
Coltro, J.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Petuch, E.

Contributor/s

Justification
C. puncticulatus is found from Honduras to Amapa state in north Brazil. It is a widespread shallow water species 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. puncticulatus in the literature.

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.
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Wikipedia

Conus puncticulatus

Conus puncticulatus 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

Distribution

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 32 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 15 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Conus puncticulatus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792.  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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