Overview

Distribution

Also distributed in Java (Selenka, 1867); Bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); India (Sastry, 1996).
  • Rowe, F.W.E. (1969). A review of the family Holothuriidae (Holothurioidea: Aspidochirotida). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) (Zool.) 18(4): 119-170
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Range Description

This species is only known from a few disjunct specimens collected from Mombasa, Bay of Bengal, Kenya, Andaman Islands and Indonesia, including Java and Sumatra.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found attached under large stones which are fixed to the ground in the Midlittoral Zone (James 1982). It occurs on reef flats in Andaman Islands (James 1994).

Systems
  • 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
2013

Assessor/s
Samyn, Y.

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

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Justification

This species is only known from a few disjunct records in the Indo-Pacific. There is little to no information available on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, or conservation measures occurring to this species. More research is needed in all of these areas. Therefore this species is listed as Data Deficient.

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Population

Population
There is no known population information available for this species at this time. It is common in some places (James 1987).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
It is not known if there are any major threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known species specific conservation measures for this species. More research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, and conservation measures for this species.
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