|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Collen, B., Livingstone, S. & Richman, N.
||Batchelor, A., De Silva, R., Dyer, E., Kasthala, G., Lutz, M.L., McGuinness, S., Milligan, H.T., Soulsby, A.-M. & Whitton, F.
Parribacus antarcticus has been assessed as Least Concern due to its wide distribution and lack of threats. It is consumed locally, though this is not a targeted fishery and it is only known to be taken in parts of its large range.
|Range Description:||This species is known along the Western Atlantic region, from Florida to Bahia, north east Brazil (including the island of Fernando de Noronha, and the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, and Espírito Santo) (Holthuis 1991; Tavares 2002). This species is also distributed along the mainland coast of the Caribbean Sea, and the West Indian Islands (Hothuis 1991) and the western Caribbean islands (Manzanilla-Dominguez and Gasca 2004). This species is also distributed in the Indo-West Pacific region from east and southeast Africa, to Hawaii and Polynesia (including: India, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Melanesia) (Holthuis 1991).|
Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Saba, Sint Eustatius); Brazil (Alagoas, Ceará, Espírito Santo, Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte); Cayman Islands; Comoros; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; French Polynesia; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Honduras; Indonesia; Jamaica; Kiribati; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Martinique; Mauritius; Montserrat; Mozambique; New Caledonia; Nicaragua; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Puerto Rico; Saint Barthélemy; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Martin (French part); Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); South Africa; Sri Lanka; Tanzania, United Republic of; Thailand; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; United States (Florida, Hawaiian Is.); Vanuatu; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands, British; Virgin Islands, U.S.
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Atlantic – western central; Atlantic – southwest; Indian Ocean – western; Indian Ocean – eastern; Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – western central
|♦ Lower depth limit (metres):||20|
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