Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found in the western Indian Ocean and Red Sea, including Madagascar, Comoros and Kenya (Samyn 2000).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found in rocky bottom habitats.

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
Conand, C.

Reviewer/s
Polidoro, B., Carpenter, K.E., Knapp, L. & Harwell, H.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is found in the Red Sea, East Africa, and Madagascar and is rare. Although it is found in shallow water, there are no major threats. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is rare.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

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

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known species specific conservation measures for this species, but its distribution directly overlaps with several marine protected areas.
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