IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Least Concern Red List Criteria Version
Choat, J.H., Carpenter, K.E., Clements, K.D., Rocha, L.A., Russell, B., Myers, R., Lazuardi, M.E., Muljadi, A., Pardede, S. & Rahardjo, P. Reviewer/s
McIlwain, J. & Craig, M.T. Contributor/s Justification
This species is one of the most widespread and abundant of the Indian Ocean parrotfishes. Its small size precludes targeted fishing and it is found in marine protected areas in parts of its range. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.