|Scientific Name:||Paraulopus maculatus|
|Species Authority:||(Kotthaus, 1967)|
Chlorophthalmus maculatus Kotthaus, 1967
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Nelson, J., Matsuura, K., Collette, B., Dooley, J., Fritzsche, R., Carpenter, K. & Paxton, J.|
|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.|
Paraulopus maculatus is only known from a single specimen and therefore is classified as Data Deficient. This species could potentially be impacted by fishing activity that occurs within its range. Further research is therefore needed before a more accurate assessment of conservation status can be made.
|Range Description:||The single specimen of Paraulopus maculatus was found off the coast of Mombasa in Kenya.|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:||
Indian Ocean – western
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|Population:||This species is only known from one specimen.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||There is no habitat or ecology information available for Paraulopus maculatus. The single specimen that was collected was found between a depth between 178 m and 290 m but its depth range is unknown.|
|Major Threat(s):||The impact of any potential threats to this species is unknown.|
There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for Paraulopus maculatus.
Further research is needed on the distribution, abundance, threats and ecology of this species.
|Citation:||Nelson, J., Matsuura, K., Collette, B., Dooley, J., Fritzsche, R., Carpenter, K. & Paxton, J. 2010. Paraulopus maculatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 11 March 2014.|
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