Scartichthys crapulatus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Scartichthys crapulatus
Species Authority: Williams, 1990

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-27
Assessor(s): Williams, J.
Reviewer(s): Carpenter, K., Polidoro, B. & Livingstone, S. (Global Marine Species Assessment Team)
This species is only known from Chile. There is no known population information, however, there are no perceived major threats. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is only known from a few localities around the northern town of Barquito, in Valparaiso, Chile.
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – southeast
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species. This species has been commonly collected, but in small numbers at each collection (J. Williams pers comm.).
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found on rocky bottoms to depths of 15m.
Systems: Marine

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is occasionally eaten.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species specific conservation measures in place. This species may occur in one or two marine protected areas within its range.

Citation: Williams, J. 2010. Scartichthys crapulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
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