Marble Cone Shell - large

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Marble cones shells with their distinctive marking have always been popular with collectors.

Cone shells are a very successful, predatory sea marine gastropod that feed on worms, molluscs and fish.

They have a highly developed system by which they are able to inject poison into their prey prior to feeding.
Marble Cone shells (conus marmoreus) belong to a large family named Conidae and number over 600 species; they are possibly the most popular collector group after cowrie shells.

This species is common among the shallow waters of the Indo Pacific Ocean.

Size: approx 11-12 cm long (4.25”)

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