Panulirus brunneiflagellum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Palinuridae

Scientific Name: Panulirus brunneiflagellum
Species Authority: Sekiguchi & George 2005

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2009-12-03
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.
Panulirus brunneiflagellum has been assessed as Data Deficient due to the lack of population data available and uncertainty of whether this species is being impacted by threat processes. Further research is therefore needed before a more accurate assessment of the conservation status of P. brunneiflagellum can be carried out.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from a few specimens collected in the southern islands of Izu Ridge at the Ogasarawa Islands approximately 1,000 km South of Tokyo, Japan and Hachijo Island at the northern end of Izu Ridge approximately 300 km South of Tokyo (Sekiguchi and George 2005).
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – northwest
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Population [top]

Population: This species is known from a few specimens.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has been collected from open caves down deep volcanic slopes in clear water with surface temperatures ranging between 19 to 29o (Sekiguchi and George 2005).
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for this species. Further collections of this species are needed to better describe the range.

Citation: Chan, T.Y. 2013. Panulirus brunneiflagellum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T170091A6710288. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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