IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Least Concern Red List Criteria Version
Shea, S., Liu, M. & Sadovy, Y. Reviewer/s
Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E. Contributor/s Justification
This species is widespread in the northwestern Atlantic and is common in many parts of its range. Although it is collected for the aquarium trade, and is closely associated with reef habitat, these are not currently considered to be a threat to this species global population. It listed as Least Concern.