Stereomastis panglao 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Polychelidae

Scientific Name: Stereomastis panglao Ahyong & Chan, 2008

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
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.
Stereomastis panglao has been assessed as Least Concern. Although this species is so far only known from a very restricted area, it occurs in deep waters and is not facing any major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is currently known from a few specimens collected from the Bohol and Sulu Seas of the Philippines (Ahyong and Chan 2008).
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – western central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):1773
Upper depth limit (metres):784
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Population [top]

Population:This species is known from a few specimens.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species has been collected from unknown habitat at a depth range of 784 - 1,773 m (Ahyong and Chan 2008).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown; however due to its occurrence at great depths it is unlikely to be impacted by any major threat processes, such as from commercial fishing activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species-specific conservation measures in place.

Citation: Chan, T.Y. 2011. Stereomastis panglao. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T184996A8342037. . Downloaded on 20 September 2017.
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