Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs off the east coast of India in the Bay of Bengal along the Coromandel coast and also Sri Lanka. There is a further population in the Gulf of Oman (Röckel et al. 1995).

The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in depths of approx 70-400 m. Adults of the species will grow to approx 38 mm although they will typically be less than this (Kohn 1978).


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
Kohn, A.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Poppe, G.

Contributor/s

Justification

This species is widely distributed within the northern Indian Ocean, where it inhabits deep water, and is therefore unlikely to be subject to any threats at the present time. It is currently listed as Least Concern.

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Population

Population
There is no information on population levels for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known threats to this species at present.
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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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