Conus marmoreus also the 'Marbled Cone'. This sea snail is venomous and its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men. Has quite  a repetitive pattern on shell

Conus marmoreus also the 'Marbled Cone'. This sea snail is venomous and its venom is highly potent, and one drop can kill more than 20 men. Has quite a repetitive pattern on shell

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/

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

Conus Geografus    En efecto. Concretamente, son muy peligrosos los llamados caracoles cono (del género Conus), unos gasterópodos marinos tropicales aparentemente inofensivos que clavan sus dientes como arpones en sus presas y les inyectan venenos paralizantes compuestos por una mezcla potente de cien a doscientas neurotoxinas diferentes. + info: http://www.ecoapuntes.com.ar/2012/04/el-veneno-de-caracol-puede-matar/

Conus Geografus En efecto. Concretamente, son muy peligrosos los llamados caracoles cono (del género Conus), unos gasterópodos marinos tropicales aparentemente inofensivos que clavan sus dientes como arpones en sus presas y les inyectan venenos paralizantes compuestos por una mezcla potente de cien a doscientas neurotoxinas diferentes. + info: http://www.ecoapuntes.com.ar/2012/04/el-veneno-de-caracol-puede-matar/

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)

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