Conus princeps

Family : Conidae

 

Conus princeps, Conidae

About 5 cm long, the Conus princeps is native to the Pacific coast of Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. It hunts, on rocks and madreporic formations, fishes and mollusks up to 30 m of depth. It uses the technique and the venom typical of Conus that paralyzes and kills the preys © Giuseppe Mazza

 

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