|Scientific Name:||Bathyplotes moseleyi|
|Species Authority:||(Théel 1886)|
Stichopus moseleyi Théel 1886
|Taxonomic Notes:||Bathyplotes natans (M. Sars, 1868) Östergren, 1896 is the accepted name for this species.
Bathyplotes assimilis, Bathyplotes fallax, Bathyplotes heterostylides, Bathyplotes moseleyi, Bathyplotes ostergreni, Bathyplotes papillosus, Bathyplotes pourtalesii, Bathyplotes reptans, Bathyplotes tizardi, Herpysidia tizardi, Holothuria natans, Stichopus moseleyi, Stichopus pourtalesii, Stichopus tizardi and Synallactes moseleyi are synonyms for this species.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Samyn, Y. & Solis-Marin, F.|
|Reviewer/s:||Knapp, L., Polidoro, B., Harwell, H. & Carpenter, K.E.|
This species distribution and population is not well-known. There has been considerable confusion in the literature in regards to past nomenclature, which make it difficult to determine the range and population status of this species. It is listed as Data Deficient.
|Range Description:||This species is known from Antarctica (O'Loughlin 2011, Hansson 2001). However, there is much confusion in the literature as to previous nomenclature referring to this species. It has been referred to as various Bathyplotes spp, including Bathyplotes natans, but is currently considered a synonym of Bathyplodes moseleyi. The distribution of this species is therefore not well-known.|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:||
Atlantic – eastern central; Atlantic – northeast; Atlantic – southwest; Atlantic – western central; Indian Ocean – eastern; Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – northwest; Pacific – southwest
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|Population:||No information is currently available regarding the population of this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||No known information is currently available regarding the habitat and ecology of this species.|
|Major Threat(s):||It is not known if there are any threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known species specific conservation measures for this species at this time. More research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, and conservation measures for this species.|
|Citation:||Samyn, Y. & Solis-Marin, F. 2013. Bathyplotes moseleyi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 08 December 2013.|
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