Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs off the coast of the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Is. and Fiji. It has a depth range of 10-30 m (Röckel et al. 1995).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs on sand and mud bottoms at depths of between 10 and 30 m. Adults of the species will grow to approx 70 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
Tagaro, S., Raybaudi-Massilia, G. & Kohn, A.

Reviewer/s
Bouchet, P. & Peters, H.

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Justification

This species occurs off the coast of the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Is. and Fiji. This species occurs across a wide range indicating reasonable abundance in the wild. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
There are currently no data in the literature concerning population. This species can be locally common.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats

This species is widely distributed and there are currently no known direct threats.

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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The distribution of this species probably overlaps marine protected areas.
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Wikipedia

Conus flavus

Conus flavus 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 flavus Röckel, 1985.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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