Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs throughout the Indo-West Pacific except Australia: From the Red Sea to Natal in the west to Japan and Fiji in the east (Röckel et al. 1995). Also found in Hawaii (Raybaudi pers. comm. 2011).

The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2.
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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Thick shell, up to 8 cm, with spire of varying height (mostly short), and with spiral ridges on the lower half of the body whorl. Colouration variable: often creamy orange with darker brown, zigzagging lines on upper part of body whorl and spire, and with brown bands across central and lower half of body whorl; or pale orange with white shoulder mottling and a central band. Aperture bluish white. Habitat: on shallow sand around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific.
  • Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs from the inter-tidal to approx 20 m where it lives on sand and coral rubble. Adults may grow to approx 90 mm but will typically be less than this (Röckel et al. 1995).

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 5 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 41 - 52

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 41 - 52
 
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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
Raybaudi-Massilia, G.

Justification
This species is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific and can be locally common throughout its wide distributional range. It occurs in shallow water. There are no known major threats to this species. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is locally common throughout its wide distributional range.

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 striatellus

Conus striatellus 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 striatellus Link, 1807.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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