Pogonophryne barsukovi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Artedidraconidae

Scientific Name: Pogonophryne barsukovi Andriashev, 1967
Pogonophryne curtilemma Balushkin, 1988
Pogonophryne orcadensis Tomo, 1982
Pogonophryne velifera Eakin, 1981

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-02-04
Assessor(s): Starnes, W.C.
Reviewer(s): Collen, B., Richman, N., Beresford, A., Chenery, A. & Ram, M.
Contributor(s): De Silva, R., Milligan, H., Lutz, M., Batchelor, A., Jopling, B., Kemp, K., Lewis, S., Lintott, P., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Smith, J. & Livingston, F.
Pogonphryne barsukovi has been assessed as Least Concern.  Due to the deep-water nature and remote geographic locality of this species, it is unlikely that it is being impacted by any major climatic or human-induced threat processes.  Species of the genus Pogonophryne are thought to be low in abundance, but this may simply be a result of low sampling effort.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Pogonophryne barsukovi has been found in a number of localities within the Southern Ocean; the Knox Coast, Ross Sea, Queen Maud Land, Lazarev Sea, the Southern Shetland Island, and the South Orkney Islands.
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – Antarctic; Indian Ocean – Antarctic; Pacific – Antarctic
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):1120
Upper depth limit (metres):200
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:There is no population information available for Pogonophryne barsukovi.  Species in the genus Pogonophryne are thought to be relatively low in abundance (La Mesa et al. 2006).  However, given the deep-water nature of this species and its geographic location, this could be a result of limited sampling effort.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Pogonophryne barsukovi is a bathydemersal species found at a depth range of 200–1,120 m.  This species is known to feed on amphipods, isopods, and molluscs.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Due to the deep-water nature of this species, it is unlikely that Pogonophryne barsukovi is being impacted by any major threat processes.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species-specific conservation measures in place, or needed, for Pogonophryne barsukovi.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: This errata assessment has been created because the map was accidentally left out of the version published previously.

Citation: Starnes, W.C. 2010. Pogonophryne barsukovi. (errata version published in 2017) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T154653A115217548. . Downloaded on 20 September 2017.
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