Amphigymnas multipes

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ECHINODERMATA HOLOTHUROIDEA ASPIDOCHIROTIDA SYNALLACTIDAE

Scientific Name: Amphigymnas multipes
Species Authority: Walsh, 1891

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-10-17
Assessor(s): Solis-Marin, F.
Reviewer(s): Knapp, L. & Polidoro, B.
Justification:
This species is only known from type specimen collected over 100 years ago.  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 was originally collected north of Cinque Island in the Andaman Sea (Walsh 1891).
Countries:
Native:
India (Andaman Is.)
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found on muddy substrate at bathyl depths (Walsh 1891).
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.1). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 12 June 2013).

Walsh, J.H.T. 1891. List of deep-sea holothurians collected during seasons 1887 to 1891, with description of new species. Natural History Notes from HM. Indian Survey Steamer INVESTIGATOR, Commander RF. Hoskyn, RN. commanding. No. 24. Journal Asiatic Society, Bengal 60: 197-204.


Citation: Solis-Marin, F. 2013. Amphigymnas multipes. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 October 2014.
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