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Conus textile   Linnaeus, 1758

textile cone

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Conidae | Coninae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 10.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 349)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Locally used as food. This species is very poisonous which can inflict painful, and perhaps fatal bites (Ref. 349). Found under stones and coral slabs. Mainly feeding on small coral fishes (Ref. 349). Shelters at daytime and comes out to hunt at night, immobilizing its prey with its harpoon-like tooth. A venomous species (Ref. 85382), releasing a poisonous dart from the anterior end when handled (Ref. 801). Members of the order Neogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 349)

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown