Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found in the Philippines and New Caledonia (Röckel et al. 1995). Both the EOO and AOO exceed the threshold for criteria B1 and B2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on sand and gravel between 70 and 525 m (Röckel et al. 1995, Poppe and Poppe 2011). Once mature it can reach a size between 16-36 mm (Röckel et al. 1995).

Systems
  • Marine
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Kohn, A.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Poppe, G.

Contributor/s

Justification

This species is common throughout its range in the Philippines and New Caledonia. There are no known major threats, therefore it is listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
This species is very common in the central and southern Philippines, between 150 and 200 m (G.T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species. It is common in Aliguay, a protected area (G.T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011).
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