IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Vulnerable Red List Criteria
Russell, B. & Pollard, D. Reviewer/s
Liu, M. & Sadovy, Y. Contributor/s Justification
This species is endemic to reefs in Rowley Shoals and Scott Reef off of Australia, and has an area of occupancy estimated to be less than 1,000 km2. It is threatened by habitat degradation due to oil and gas extraction industries, including habitat loss due to seismic survey drilling, pollution and mechanical damage. This species is listed as Vulnerable under Criterion B.