Conus milneedwardsi Jousseaume, 1894
photo by Coltro, Marcus

Family:  Conidae (cone shells)
Max. size:  12 cm SHL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 50 - 180 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Biology:  Found in continental shelf (50 to 80 m) (Ref. 3204). Members of the order Neogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 28 October 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy - 07.08.08
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 30.06.20

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