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Conus californicus
Conus californicus
California Cone
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0405 2333 (2005-04-30)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

 
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  • date of photo  Jun 1983
  • latitude 36.81856   longitude -121.79270   max error distance 26012 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Conidae
  • order Neogastropoda
  • class Gastropoda
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   These female cone snails are laying their eggs on drift kelp; the eggs will hatch into veliger larvae. But much of the time these cones live beneath the sand. They scavenge and hunt their prey by scent, injecting venom which paralyzes active prey. Depth 15 m.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
  • common names   California Cone (ITIS ) California Cone (photographer)
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