Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species can be found in a wide range, throughout the Caribbean from the Bahamas to southern Brazil (Rosenberg 2009, Tucker 2010).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on gravel and sand, and also in coral rubble and on coral reefs from shallow water to 100 m. Adults of the species typically grow to 86 mm.

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 9 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 7 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 38.5 - 914
  Temperature range (°C): 6.819 - 27.103
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.143 - 25.302
  Salinity (PPS): 35.022 - 36.788
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.657 - 4.522
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.154 - 1.622
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.105 - 19.712

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 38.5 - 914

Temperature range (°C): 6.819 - 27.103

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.143 - 25.302

Salinity (PPS): 35.022 - 36.788

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.657 - 4.522

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.154 - 1.622

Silicate (umol/l): 2.105 - 19.712
 
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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
Coltro, J.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Petuch, E.

Contributor/s

Justification
Owing to its wide distribution and deep water habitat there are no known threats to this species. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
There is no population information for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

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

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species.
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