Conus curassaviensis

Conus curassaviensis

Conus curassaviensis

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Conus curassaviensis

Conus curassaviensis 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 maximum recorded shell length is 51 mm.

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This species occurs in the Caribbean Sea off Aruba, Netherlands Antilles.

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Minimum recorded depth is 2 m. Maximum recorded depth is 9 m.

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References

1. Conus curassaviensis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conus_curassaviensis
2. Conus curassaviensis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/192535/2111152

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