Conus sp. (Egg Casing) (Conus sp.)

Also known as Cones, Cone Shell, Cone Snail


Also known as Cones, Cone Shell, Cone Snail.

Found under dead corals during the day, coming out to hunt at night, over mud, gravel, and sandy areas, of coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on worms.
Length - ?cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Conids have smooth cone shaped shells often very colourful.
They kill their prey by discharging their proboscis at great speed like a harpoon, then a venom is released and so paralysing their victim.
Extremely venomous to humans, may cause death, should not be handled!! Ref:


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