Strombus raninus Gmelin, 1791
Hawkwing conch
photo by Coltro, Marcus

Family:  Strombidae (conchs)
Max. size:  12.1 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 55 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Belize; North America.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  This species is found subtidal or offshore, in coral reefs, particularly on rock, sand and seagrass habitats (Ref. 83934).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 05.11.12
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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