Bodianus tanyokidus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Bodianus tanyokidus
Species Authority: Gomon & Madden, 1981
Taxonomic Notes: For taxonomic treatment see Gomon and Madden (1981) and Gomon (2006).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-04-12
Assessor(s): Russell, B.
Reviewer(s): Liu, M. & Carpenter, K.E.
This species is widely distributed, but known from only a few specimens from five localities. It is a deeper water species. There are no known threats. Due to the very small number of specimens it is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from very few specimens collected at only four localities, the Comoro Islands and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and Okinawa, Japan in the Western Pacific Ocean (Gomon 2006) with additional records from Guam (Myers and Donaldson 1996). This species is probably more widely distributed within the range, however it is a deeper water species and not commonly seen.
Countries occurrence:
Comoros; Guam; Japan; Mauritius
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Indian Ocean – western; Pacific – northwest; Pacific – western central
Lower depth limit (metres): 100
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species reaches at least 177 mm SL. It is a deeper water species.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Russell, B. 2010. Bodianus tanyokidus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187374A8517571. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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