IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Least Concern Red List Criteria Version
Shea, S., Liu, M., Craig, M.T. & Rocha, L.A. Reviewer/s
Sadovy, Y. & Carpenter, K.E. Contributor/s Justification
This species is widespread in the western Pacific. As this is a secretive species, general abundance is unknown. It is collected for the aquarium trade and is caught in multi-species fisheries. There are no major threats known to this species. It is listed as Least Concern. However, more information on population trends and harvest level is needed.