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Conus arcuatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA NEOGASTROPODA CONIDAE

Scientific Name: Conus arcuatus
Species Authority: Broderip & Sowerby I, 1829

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-10-27
Assessor/s: Tenorio, M.J.
Reviewer/s: Coltro, J., Petuch, E. & Peters, H.
Facilitator/s: Peters, H., Livingstone, S. & Sheriff, Z.
Justification:
This species is found from the Gulf of California to northern Peru. There are no known threats and it has a wide distribution. This species is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found from the Gulf of California to northern Peru (Tenorio et al. 2012).
Countries:
Native:
Colombia (Colombia (mainland)); Costa Rica; Ecuador (Ecuador (mainland)); El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras (Honduras (mainland)); Mexico (Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Sonora); Nicaragua (Nicaragua (mainland)); Panama; Peru
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Population [top]

Population: There are no population data available in the literature for this species. This is a common species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species lives at depths of between 20 and 150 m on silt and muddy substrate (Dall 1910), although it may also be found on other substrates. Adults may grow to 53 mm in length (www.schnr-specimen-shells.com) but will typically be less than this.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:  There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species.
Citation: Tenorio, M.J. 2013. Conus arcuatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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