Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found from Japan to the Philippines. It has also been reported from Viet Nam; New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands, and northwest Australia (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 is found to depths of 80-575 m (Röckel et al. 1995). In the Philippines, it is commonly found between 100-250 m. It is found in sand and muddy habitats Adults of the species will grow to approx 100 mm although they will typically be less than this.

Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 7 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 4 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 400 - 575
  Temperature range (°C): 9.948 - 14.350
  Nitrate (umol/L): 10.727 - 17.808
  Salinity (PPS): 34.715 - 35.241
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.203 - 4.338
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.840 - 1.229
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.183 - 10.280

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 400 - 575

Temperature range (°C): 9.948 - 14.350

Nitrate (umol/L): 10.727 - 17.808

Salinity (PPS): 34.715 - 35.241

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.203 - 4.338

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.840 - 1.229

Silicate (umol/l): 5.183 - 10.280
 
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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
Duda, T.

Reviewer/s
Tagaro, S. & Peters, H.

Contributor/s
Poppe, G.

Justification
This species is found from Japan to the Philippines. It has also recently been reported from Viet Nam; New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands, and northwest Australia. This species can be common in deepwater in the Philippines. There are no known major threats to this species. Therefore, this species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species can be common in deepwater in the Philippines (G.T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

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

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species would benefit from further research into populations, distribution, habitat, level of off-take and threats (including the impact of fisheries) before any action plan can be formulated. There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species.
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