Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found from southern Japan, the Ryuku Islands to the south China Sea (Mohsin and Ambak 1996) including Taiwan, south Vietnam and Tioman Island, Malaysia (Randall and Jonsson 2008).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species lives on sandy bottoms.

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
2010

Assessor/s
Russell, B. & Pollard, D.

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

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is a relatively widespread species and lives in sandy bottoms. There are no known major threats, however it is used as a food species in some parts of its range. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There is no population information available for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known major threats.
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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.
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