Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs in the eastern Andaman Sea to the coast of Myanmar and is also found in the Solomon Islands (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 deep water species occurs at depths of 70 to 150 m. Adults of the species will grow to approx 95 mm although they will typically be less than this (Röckel et al. 1995).


Systems
  • Marine
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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.

Contributor/s

Justification

This species occurs in the eastern Andaman Sea to the coast of Myanmar and is also found in the Solomon Islands where tourism is limited. It is common and there are no known threats. It is listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
This species is common (Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats

This is a deep water species and there are no known threats. It is caught as bycatch, although this is not thought to be significantly impacting its population status (Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

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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 ranonganus

Conus ranonganus 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. ^ Conus ranonganus da Motta, 1978.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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