Conus belairensis

Conus belairensis

Conus belairensis

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Conus belairensis

Conus belairensis is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.

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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.

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Appearance

The size of the shell varies between 16 mm and 45 mm.

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This species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off Senegal.

References

1. Conus belairensis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conus_belairensis
2. Conus belairensis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/192556/2114619

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