Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is only known from six records from eastern Japan. It is found at depths up to 160m (Akamine 2004).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology

There is no known information available on the habitat or ecology of this species.


Systems
  • Marine
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Depth range based on 6 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 128 - 210

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 128 - 210
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Parastichopus nigripunctatus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Parastichopus nigripunctatus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Samyn, Y.

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

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is assesed as Data Deficient because it is poorly known, is harvested commercially and there's a need for information about it's general biology, ecology and exploitation.
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Population

Population

There is no information available on the population of this species.


Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats

This species is harvested commercially, and it is not known if fishing is detrimentally affecting its population.

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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions

There are no known species specific conservation measures in place 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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