Apostichopus nipponensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Holothuroidea Aspidochirotida Stichopodidae

Scientific Name: Apostichopus nipponensis
Species Authority: (Imaoka, 1990)
Parastichopus nipponensis Imaoka, 1990
Taxonomic Source(s): Imaoka, T., Irimura, S., Okutani, T., Oguro, C., Oji, T., Shigei, M. and Horikawa, H. 1990. Echinoderms from the Continental Shelf and Slope around Japan. Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association I: 1-159.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-10-17
Assessor(s): Samyn, Y.
Reviewer(s): Knapp, L. & Polidoro, B.

This species is only known from off the coast of Japan. There is little or no information available on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, or conservation measures occurring to this species.  More research is needed in all of these areas. Therefore this species is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in the Sea of Japan off the coast of Tango Province, Japan (Antonio et al. 2012).
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Lower depth limit (metres): 190
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no habitat or ecological data available for this species.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is not known if there are any threats to this species. It may be harvested as by-catch or impacted by other anthropogenic activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species. More research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, and conservation measures for this species.

Citation: Samyn, Y. 2013. Apostichopus nipponensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T19712304A19747120. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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