Overview

Distribution

Cosmopolitan by Ludwig (1899). Also recorded from Acapulpo (Selenka, 1867)
  • Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandl. d. Senckenb. naturf. Ges., Bonn, Vol. 21(1): 537 - 563.
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Range Description

This species occurs in Australia, Tanzania (Ludwig 1899), and the Pacific coast of Mexico (Baja and mainland) to Panama and northern Columbia.
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In Panama this species has been collected on the shore of Taboguilla Island (USNM E 9893), off Taboga Island (USNM 38191), Perico Island (USNM E 9913), Culebra Island (USNM E 21681), from Paitilla Point (USNM E 22475) and on Venado Beach (USNM E 21690), Bay of Panama, eastern Pacific,

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

References and links

Selenka, E. (1867). Beitrage zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. Der Philosophischen Facultat zu Gottingen in December 1866, als Dissertation vorgelegt.: pp. 291-374.

Bell, F. J. (1887). Studies in the Holothuroidea. vi. Description of New Species. Proc. Zool. Soc.: pp. 531-534.

Cherbonnier, G. (1951). Holothuries de l'Institut Royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique. IRSNB Mem. 2ieme Serie, Fasc. 41. 65 pp, 28pl.

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210902
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Synonymised taxa

Holothuria kapiolaniae Bell, 1887
Holothuria pseudo-lubrica Cherbonnier, 1951

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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on rocky bottoms.

Systems
  • Marine
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Holothuria lubrica

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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
Alvarado, J.J., Paola Ortiz, E., Benavides, M. & Toral-Granda, T.-G.

Reviewer/s
Polidoro, B., Carpenter, K.E., Harwell, H. & Knapp, L.

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Justification

This species appears to have a wide distribution and there are no known threats. It is listed as Least Concern. However, more research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, and conservation measures occurring to this species.

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Population

Population
There is no known population information available for this species.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There is no information available on major threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known species specific conservation measures for this species. More research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, and conservation measures for this species.
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