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Amphigymnas bahamensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ECHINODERMATA HOLOTHUROIDEA ASPIDOCHIROTIDA SYNALLACTIDAE

Scientific Name: Amphigymnas bahamensis
Species Authority: Deichmann, 1930

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-10-17
Assessor(s): Solis-Marin, F.
Reviewer(s): Knapp, L. & Polidoro, B.
Justification:
There are no known threats currently occurring to this species or its habitat. It inhabits a fairly wide range of the Gulf of Mexico in deep-water which likely protects it from anthropogenic threats. Therefore this species is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found in Bahamas, Florida, Cuba, and Colombia, Gulf of Mexico (Borrero-Perez et al. 2005, Pawson et al. 2009).
Countries:
Native:
Bahamas; Colombia; Cuba; United States (Florida)
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
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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 inhabits muddy areas (Pawson et al. 2009).
Systems: Marine

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Solis-Marin, F. 2013. Amphigymnas bahamensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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