- Tortonese, E. (1977). Report on Echinoderms from the gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology N.S. S. IX(12): 273-290.
Habitat and Ecology
This is a nocturnal species that hides contracted under rocks or rubble during the day (Conand 2008).
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Stichopus monotuberculatus
There are 30 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Stichopus monotuberculatus
Public Records: 30
Specimens with Barcodes: 40
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
This species is fished throughout its range. Although not one of the most important species for fishery purposes, it can be expected that this species may become more popular after the depletion or reduction of other species of higher commercial importance and value.