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Frontilabrus caeruleus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES LABRIDAE

Scientific Name: Frontilabrus caeruleus
Species Authority: Randall & Condé, 1989

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-25
Assessor(s): Russell, B.
Reviewer(s): Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E.
Justification:
This species is apparently rare and with restricted distribution and is known only from the type specimen. Little is known about the life history or threats to this species. It is therefore listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the Maldives.
Countries:
Native:
India; Maldives
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Indian Ocean – western
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species. It is only known from the type specimen.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is known only from a juvenile captured specimen: The specimen was reared from May 3, 1985 to July 22, 1986 in an aquarium at the Musée de Zoologie de l'Université de la Ville de Nancy (Randall and Conde 1989).
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Russell, B. 2010. Frontilabrus caeruleus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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