Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is known only from Java, Indonesia (Eschmeyer 1999). Records from the Red Sea (Goren and Dor 1994) are suspect (R. Myers pers. comm. 2009).
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Indian Ocean.
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Indian Ocean: Red Sea (Ref. 12541) and Java, Indonesia (Ref. 33021).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
There is very little information about this species. It most likely inhabits sand and rubble bottom habitats.

Systems
  • Marine
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Environment

demersal; marine
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2010

Assessor/s
Bertoncini, A. & Myers, R.

Reviewer/s
Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E.

Contributor/s

Justification
There is little known about this species as it is only known from a few specimens. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient.
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Population

Population
There is no population information available for this species. It is only known from a few specimens.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no major threats known to this species.
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Data deficient (DD)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. However, its distribution overlaps several marine protected areas within its range (Wood 2007).
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Wikipedia

Java razorfish

Xyrichtys javanicus, the Java razorfish, is a doubtful species of wrasse about which little is known. This fish gets the name "javanicus" from Java, Indonesia, from which the type specimen was supposedly obtained. Also, some fish have been reported to have been spotted in the Red Sea. The validity of this species is questioned pending further studies.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bertoncini, A. & Myers, R. (2010). "Iniistius javanicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Xyrichtys javanicus" in FishBase. October 2013 version.


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