Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs on the banks and islands off Honduras, Nicaragua and Jamaica (Rosalind Bank) (Petuch pers. comm. 2011).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species has been found on coral rubble between 3-15 m deep (Petuch pers. comm. 2011) with adults growing to approx 19 mm (Rosenberg 2009).

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
Peters, H. & Coltro, J.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species occurs on the banks and islands off Honduras, Nicaragua and Jamaica (Rosalind Bank). There are no known threats to this species. It primarily occurs in uninhabited areas. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There are no recordings of population levels for C. rosalindensis in the literature.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known threats to this species. It primarily occurs in uninhabited areas.
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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 rosalindensis

Conus rosalindensis 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

Distribution

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 19 mm.[2]

Habitat

Minimum recorded depth is 3 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 3 m.[2]

References

  1. ^ Conus rosalindensis Petuch, 1998.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
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