Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is only known from Turks and Caicos (Petuch pers. comm. 2011).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found from depth of 5-20 m on coral reefs. Adults are reported to grow to approx 25 mm (Petuch pers. comm. 2011).

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
Petuch, E.

Reviewer/s
Coltro, J. & Peters, H.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is only known from Turks and Caicos. There are no known threats. It lives off a number of uninhabited islands. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There are no recordings of population levels for this species in the literature.

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 sphacelatus

Conus sphacelatus 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. ^ a b Conus sphacelatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1833.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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