Conus gigasulcatus

Conus gigasulcatus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.[2]

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.


The size of an adult shell varies between 28 mm and 90 mm.


This species occurs in the Pacific Ocean along Fiji and Vanuatu


  1. ^ Moolenbeek, R. G., Rockel, D., and Bouchet, P., 2008. New records and new species of cones from deeper water off Fiji (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Conidae). Vita Malacologica, 6: 35 -49
  2. ^ a b Conus gigasulcatus Moolenbeek, Röckel & Bouchet, 2008.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 July 2011.
  • Tucker J.K. (2009). Recent cone species database. September 4th 2009 Edition.
  • Tucker J.K. & Tenorio M.J. (2009) Systematic classification of Recent and fossil conoidean gastropods. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 296 pp.
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