Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found from Japan to the Marshall Islands, from Mozambique to Madagascar, the Seychelles, Mascarene Islands, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands and along the west coast of Thailand and the east coast of Queensland in Australia (Röckel et al. 1995). It is also reported to be present in the Philippines (Poppe and Poppe 2011). Both the EOO and AOO exceed the threshold for criteria B1 and B2. This species is found in more than 10 locations.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species lives in very localized aggregations in rather deep water, most often around 40 m depth (G.T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011). This species is found on sand, among coral rubble and on coral reef. Once mature, the typical form can reach a size ranging from 40 to 82 mm, the C. c. thailandis form between 50 and 84 mm and the C c. magister form between 70 and 110 mm (Röckel et al. 1995).

Systems
  • Marine
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Conus crocatus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.   Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.  Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

TCAACAAATCATAAAGACATTGGAACGTTGTATATTTTATTTGGTATATGATCTGGTTTAGTCGGAACGGCTTTG---AGATTGCTAATTCGTGCAGAACTAGGACAACCAGGTGCTTTACTTGGTGAC---GATCAACTATACAATGTAATTGTAACAGCTCATGCTTTTGTCATAATTTTTTTCTTAGTGATGCCTATAATAATCGGAGGCTTTGGAAACTGATTAGTACCATTAATG---TTGGGGGCTCCAGATATAGTATTTCCGCGGTTAAATAACATAAGTTTTTGGCTTTTGCCGCCTGCACTTTTACTTCTTTTGTCGTCAGCTGCAGTGGAGAGGGGGGTAGGAACAGGATGAACTGTATATCCACCTTTGGCAGGAAATCTGGCGCATGCTGGTGGGTCTGTGGATCTA---GCGATTTTTTCTTTACATCTTGCTGGAGTTTCTTCTATTTTAGGAGCGGTGAACTTTATTACTACTATCATTAATATGCGATGGCAAGGAATAAAGTTTGAGCGTCTTTCGTTGTTTGTGTGATCTGTGAAGATTACGGCTATTTTACTCCTTTTATCTTTGCCTGTCTTGGCTGGA---GCCATTACTATGCTTTTAACTGATCGAAATTTTAACACTGCTTTCTTTGATCCGGCGGGGGGTGGTGATCCTATTTTGTACCAGCATTTATTTTGGTTCTTTGGTCACCCTGAAGTT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Conus crocatus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
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.

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Justification

This species is found from Japan to the Marshall Islands, from Mozambique to Madagascar, the Seychelles, Mascarene Islands, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands and along the west coast of Thailand and the east coast of Queensland in Australia. This is a wide ranging species and is locally abundant. There are no known major threats, therefore it is listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
This species is locally abundant (G.T. Poppe 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.
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Wikipedia

Conus crocatus

Conus crocatus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.[1]

There are three subspecies :

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 crocatus Lamarck, 1810.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.

Gallery

Conus crocatus thailandis


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