IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Least Concern Red List Criteria Version
Azeroual, A., Bills, R., Cambray, J., Getahun, A., Hanssens, M., Marshall, B., Moelants, T. & Tweddle, D. Reviewer/s
Snoeks, J., Tweddle, D., Getahun, A., Lalèyè, P., Paugy, D., Zaiss, R., Fishar, M.R.A & Brooks, E. Contributor/s Justification
This species has a wide distribution. Although it is locally depleted by heavy fishing pressure, it is generally common and abundant, and is therefore listed as Least Concern. It has also been assessed regionally as Least Concern for central, eastern, north eastern, southern and western Africa.