Conus varius Linnaeus, 1758
Varius cone, 51mm

Conus varius is a moderately rare cone found most often on the seaward reef but sometimes on lagoon pinnacles and even occasionally intertidally. The live under rocks or in rubble by day, energing at night to feed. We have seen living specimens down to about 20m depth.

Created 4 July 2009
Updated 8 October 2016

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