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Holothuria riojai 

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Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Holothuroidea Aspidochirotida Holothuriidae

Scientific Name: Holothuria riojai Caso, 1963
Taxonomic Notes: This species is possibly nomen dubium.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-08-20
Assessor(s): Samyn, Y.
Reviewer(s): Knapp, L., Polidoro, B., Carpenter, K.E. & Harwell, H.
Justification:

This species is only known from record in the Gulf of Mexico. There is little to no information available on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, or conservation measures occurring to this species. More research is needed in all of these areas. The taxonomic status of this species needs clarification as well. Therefore this species is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known from a record in the Gulf of Mexico (Caso 1963). No additional information is available on its distribution.
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Population [top]

Population:There is no known population information available for this species at this time.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:There is no available information on the habitat and ecology of this species at this time.
Systems:Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known major threats to this species at this time.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species specific conservation measures for this species. More research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, and conservation measures for this species.

Citation: Samyn, Y. 2013. Holothuria riojai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T180490A1637463. . Downloaded on 17 July 2018.
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