|Scientific Name:||Enneapterygius rhothion Fricke, 1997|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.). 2014. Catalog of Fishes. Updated 27 August 2014. Available at: http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp. (Accessed: 27 August 2014).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Buchanan, J., Polidoro, B., Carpenter, K.E. & Raynal, M.|
Enneapterygius rhothion is endemic to New Caledonia and Vanuatu. While there is no population data available, it is considered to be fairly common, there are no known threats, and it occurs in several marine protected areas. It is listed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Enneapterygius rhothion is only known from New Caledonia including Chesterfield Bank, and Vanuatu (Fricke 1994, 1997, 2002).|
Native:New Caledonia; Vanuatu
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Pacific – western central
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Enneapterygius rhothion is fairly common (Williams pers. comm. 2010). There is no population information available for this species.
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Enneapterygius rhothion is found on coralline rock and areas of high swells and to depths of 6 m. It is also found in surge channels and tidal pools around fringing reefs where wave action is high (Fricke 1994, 1997, 2002).|
|Use and Trade:||Enneapterygius rhothion is not utilized.|
|Citation:||Williams, J. 2014. Enneapterygius rhothion. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T179017A1559815.Downloaded on 15 October 2018.|