Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species has three separate population groupings: 1) East Africa from Somalia south to South Africa including Madagascar and Reunion Island; 2) Western Pacific from Hawaii to Japan and south to the Philippines including Indonesia; and 3) New Caledonia (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 between 50 and 200 m probably on sand and/or mud, but in Hawaii on coral rubble. Adults may grow to 42 mm but will typically be less than this (Röckel et al. 1995).

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 12 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 49 - 100

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 49 - 100
 
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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
Duda, T.

Reviewer/s
Tagaro, S. & Peters, H.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific. It is very common in parts of its range. There are no known threats to this species and market indicators suggest it is common. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is common in deepwater in the Philippines (G.T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known major threats to this wide-ranging 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 sazanka

Conus sazanka 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 sazanka Shikama, 1970.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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