The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2 by a considerable margin.
Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
This species occurs primarily in the north-west Indian Ocean from the central Red Sea to Somalia; there is a separate population off South India and Sri Lanka; a further population may occur off the north of Madagascar. This species is widely distributed and there are no current known threats. As a result, the species has been listed as Least Concern.
There are no known threats to this species at the present time. Dredging and trawling in India has decreased (G. Raybaudi pers. comm. October 2011).
The size of an adult shell varies between 45 mm and 70 mm. The white shell has longitudinal streaks and clouds of light chestnut, forming two interrupted broad bands, upon which are vestiges of a few narrow revolving lines of chocolate. 
This marine species occurs in the Indian Ocean.
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- Tucker J.K. (2009). Recent cone species database. September 4th 2009 Edition