IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The general distribution of this species is from the Red Sea to Hawaii and the eastern Pacific (Is. Coccos, Clipperton, Galapagos) (Tortonese 1980), tropical, Panamic Region, Indo-Pacific Ocean, and eastern Pacific Ocean at a depth range of 0-30m. (Rowe and Gates 1995). It is considered widespread in the tropical Indo-Pacific (Conand 1998).

This species is also distributed in Celebes, Amboina (Selenka 1867), Florida, East Indies, Pacific Islands (Pearson 1910), Southeast Arabia, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is., Hawaiian Is. (Clark and Rowe 1971), Australia (Rowe and Gates 1995), and India (Sastry 1996).


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