Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs in an area ranging from Palawan south to include Borneo, Sulawesi, Java and Timor (Röckel et al. 1995). It is a possible synonym.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is intertidal to depths of around 25 m, most common at 6 m. It can be found on sand with algae. Adults grow up to a maximum length of 72 mm, although they will typically be smaller than that (Röckel et al. 1995).

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 occurs in an area ranging from Palawan south to include Borneo, Sulawesi, Java and Timor. This species is common throughout its range and there are no major threats. It is a possible synonym. It is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is common; there are many known subpopulations (G. T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats

This species is widely distributed and there are currently no known threats.

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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species. The main subpopulations occur in Palawan, a protected area (G. T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011).
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