Marbled cone snail

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The shell of the marbled cone snail is a popular sight in beachside souvenir shops, but the living snail is not so popular on the reef where it lives! http://aquaviews.net/explore-the-blue/deadly-beauty-marbled-cone-snail/

The shell of the marbled cone snail is a popular sight in beachside souvenir shops, but the living snail is not so popular on the reef where it lives! http://aquaviews.net/explore-the-blue/deadly-beauty-marbled-cone-snail/

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus.  Family Conidae.  This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

Marbled Cone - Conus marmoreus. Family Conidae. This snail is venomous, like all cone snails. Its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men.

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DEADLY!!!  Marbled cone snail (Conus marmoreus) by shadowshador
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Cone Snail Pain Killers Could be 100 Times As Effective As Morphine | I Fucking Love Science

Cone Snail Pain Killers Could be 100 Times As Effective As Morphine | I Fucking Love Science

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An etching by Rembrandt (1606-1669) of the  "Conus Marmoreus" shell, c. 1650. (Marbled cone snail).

An etching by Rembrandt (1606-1669) of the "Conus Marmoreus" shell, c. 1650. (Marbled cone snail).

Multiple marbled cone snails congregating on a patch of algae (Courtesy of Jeanette and Scott Johnson)

Multiple marbled cone snails congregating on a patch of algae (Courtesy of Jeanette and Scott Johnson)

Marbled Cone Snail. This snail thrives in reefs throughout the world.
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