IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Least Concern Red List Criteria Version
Bertoncini, A. Reviewer/s
Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E. Contributor/s Justification
This is a very widespread species and is common throughout most of its range.This species is targeted and is very popular in the ornamental aquarium fish trade, however this is not thought to be a threat. It is found in a number of marine protected areas in parts of its range. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.