** Conidae From Martinique & Guadeloupe - Published : May 22, 2014

We consider it as a valid species. So much differences between both C. boui and C. daucus : Shell pattern, animal color, average size, deph, habitat are completely different between these species.We have collected both species live and assume totally our choice of level specie accordin

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** Conidae from Mauritius - Published : Nov 11, 2013

Mauritius offers, like other Indian Ocean localities, surprising variations of Conus (Cylinder) textile, Linnaeus 1758. Many very different patternsmay force collectors to search for specific name of species, forms and/or variations. We have shown these specimens to many expertcollectors and malacologists. Actually no real consenus have been established. So we had to make a choice. We will update this pagewhenever new descriptions will be published. The

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** Conidae from Mayotte - Published : Oct 09, 2013

Rarity : VC (Very Common) C (common) UC (Uncommon) R (Rare) VR (Very Rare) E (Exceptionnal)Depth : IT (Intertidal 0-5m) SW (Shallow water 5-10m) MDW (Moderately Deep water 10-30m) DW (Deep Water 30m-60m)VDW (Very Deep Water 60-100m) DR (Dredged >100m) F(Only found in Fishes stomach)Size : average adult size, in mm (millimeters)Habitat : L(Lagoon) R(Reef) LP(Lagoon Pinnacles) OL(Outer Slope) S(Shore reef)Areas : SANDY-LIVE CORAL-CORAL DEBRIS-ROCKY-WEEDY-MUDDY-HARD REEF

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** Conidae From Seychelles - Published : May 12, 2005

In order to have an exhaustive species list, I used two different books :- Marine Shells of the Seychelles Alan Jarret book- The Manual of Living Conidae Röckel, Korn & KohnBoth are recent and good litterature to start with. Unfortunately these two books offer a different list concerning Seychelles cone shells. The one from A. Jarret shows 56 species and Röckel, Korn & Kohn one roughly 80.I must add the following information to your knowledge : even if the Marine shells of the Seychelles is the most recent book, the informations inside were collected a long time ago while Mr Alan Jarret was living there. He started the book but never finished it and much later, he decided to publish his huge work. At the time

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** Terebridae From French Polynesia - Published : May 12, 2004

Terebra affinis Gray, 1834 One of the most common species in our lagoons. It has a white pattern with clear to chocolate brown spots, except on the subsutural band where we can only see the brown axials grooves. Terebra affinis f. peasei Deshayes, 1859Can be distinguished from the first one by a pattern having numerous axials grooves, showing a much more corrugated pattern.Terebra affinis f. puncticulata Deshayes, 1859

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** Conidae From French Polynesia - Published : Feb 12, 2004

This is an iconography we made with M. Balleton on Polynesian Cone Shells. Alphabetical list of Shells.You'll find informations about rarity, habitat and a short discussion when needed.Personnal rarity classification (*) :Very common- Commom - Uncommon - Moderately Rare- Rare - Very rare(*) = the rarity indicated refers to years before 2003-2004

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