Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is currently known from a few specimens collected from the Bohol and Sulu Seas of the Philippines (Ahyong and Chan 2008).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species has been collected from unknown habitat at a depth range of 784 - 1,773 m (Ahyong and Chan 2008).

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
Chan, T.Y.

Reviewer/s
Collen, B., Livingstone, S. & Richman, N.

Contributor/s
Batchelor, A., De Silva, R., Dyer, E., Kasthala, G., Lutz, M.L., McGuinness, S., Milligan, H.T., Soulsby, A.-M. & Whitton, F.

Justification
Stereomastis panglao has been assessed as Least Concern. Although this species is so far only known from a very restricted area, it occurs in deep waters and is not facing any major threats.
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Population

Population
This species is known from a few specimens.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats to this species are unknown; however due to its occurrence at great depths it is unlikely to be impacted by any major threat processes, such as from commercial fishing activities.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no species-specific conservation measures in place.
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