Fusinus townsendi (Melvill, 1899)
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Family:  Fasciolariidae (horse conchs, spindle shells)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 12 - 27 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Qatar.
Biology:  Fasciolariidae are active predators, feeding on tube worms, vermetid and other molluscs (Ref. 349).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known to be rare (Ref. 105288). C: Ref. 105288.

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 31.03.16
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 10.05.16

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