Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species can be found from New Caledonia, including the Chesterfield Islands in the north to the Kermadec Islands in the south (Röckel et al. 1995). It has a depth range of 60-400 m.


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Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology

This is a deep water species found on gravel and hard-bottom substrate at depths of 60-400 m. Adults of this species can grow to 61 mm although they will typically be less than this (Röckel et al. 1995).


Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 210 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 202 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 170 - 520
  Temperature range (°C): 10.574 - 20.529
  Nitrate (umol/L): 2.169 - 16.919
  Salinity (PPS): 34.793 - 35.657
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.107 - 4.535
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.304 - 1.220
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.676 - 7.964

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 170 - 520

Temperature range (°C): 10.574 - 20.529

Nitrate (umol/L): 2.169 - 16.919

Salinity (PPS): 34.793 - 35.657

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.107 - 4.535

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.304 - 1.220

Silicate (umol/l): 1.676 - 7.964
 
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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
Bouchet, P.

Reviewer/s
Seddon, M. & Peters, H.

Contributor/s

Justification

This species can be found from New Caledonia, including the Chesterfield Islands in the north to the Kermadec Islands in the south. There are no major threats known to affect this species and it has a large range in deep water that makes it less likely to be affected by anthropogenic disturbances. It is listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
There are no data in the literature on populations. It is a common species in its range.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats

Some of the area exploited for shark teeth and shells have probably been excessively exploited, but not believed to affect the global population of this species.

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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There is some control on the amount of off shore dredging in New Caledonia, and very inaccessible except by dredgers.
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Wikipedia

Conus bruuni

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

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. ^ Conus bruuni Powell, 1958.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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