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Halichoeres lapillus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES LABRIDAE

Scientific Name: Halichoeres lapillus
Species Authority: Smith, 1947
Common Name/s:
English Jewelled wrasse
French Girelle à petits cailloux

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-03-25
Assessor/s: Choat, J.H.
Reviewer/s: Craig, M.T. & Carpenter, K.E.
Justification:
This species is widespread and there are no known threats. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in southern Mozambique and Natal, South Africa, also in Reunion, Mauritius, Madagascar and Oman.
Countries:
Native:
Kenya; Madagascar; Mauritius; Mozambique; Oman; Réunion; Somalia; South Africa; Tanzania, United Republic of; Yemen
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Indian Ocean – western
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in rocky bottoms or reefs rich in algae and found in seagrass beds. It goes to depths of 2-15 m.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species specific conservation measures in place.
Citation: Choat, J.H. 2010. Halichoeres lapillus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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