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|date of photo Jun 1983
location Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family Conidaeorder Neogastropodaclass Gastropodahabitat Subtidalnotes 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 housingphoto category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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California Cone (ITIS )
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