Conus striatus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus striatus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!
Conus striatus Linnaeus, 1758
Conus striatus, common name the striated cone, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies. Conus striatus, a fish eater, is hunting prey at night.
These snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.
Conus (Pionoconus) striatus (Linnaeus, 1758) · accepted, alternate representation
Conus chusaki da Motta, 1978
Conus floridus G. B. Sowerby II, 1858
Conus leoninus [Lightfoot], 1786
Pionoconus striatus (Linnaeus, 1758)