IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

This species is found in the Central Indo-Pacific and the Oceanic West Pacific. Tubataha (Philippines), Great Barrier Reef (Fenner pers. comm.), Fiji (Fenner 2006, 2007), Indonesia (Fenner 2002) Coral Sea, Madagascar (Fenner pers. comm.) and Vanuatu (Hoeksema pers. comm.)

These areas are very general. Based on the localities were survey work has been carried out, we assume that area should be more limited, for instance to Eastern Indonesia and South Madagascar (Hoeksema pers. comm.)


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