Marbled cone snail

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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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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/

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

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