|Scientific Name:||Plectranthias pallidus|
|Species Authority:||Randall & Hoese, 1995|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Collen, B., Richman, N., Beresford, A., Chenery, A. & Ram, M.|
|Contributor(s):||De Silva, R., Milligan, H., Lutz, M., Batchelor, A., Jopling, B., Kemp, K., Lewis, S., Lintott, P., Sears, J., Wilson, P. & Smith, J. and Livingston, F.|
Plectranthias pallidus has been assessed as Data Deficient as this species is only known from a single specimen. Further research on its ecology, distribution, population numbers, and potential threats is needed, before a more accurate assessment of its conservation status can be made.
|Range Description:||Plectranthias pallidus is only known from a single specimen found off Townsville, Queensland.|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Pacific – western central
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|Population:||There is no population information available for Plectranthias pallidus, as it is only known from a single specimen.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Plectranthias pallidus is a demersal, deep-water species, closely related to the Indonesian Plectranthias wheeleri. It has been collected at a depth of 220 m.|
|Major Threat(s):||It is not known if Plectranthias pallidus is being impacted by any major threat processes.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for Plectranthias pallidus. Further research on its ecology, distribution, population numbers, and potential threats is needed.|
Froese, R. and Pauly, D. 2006. FishBase. Available at: www.fishbase.org.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).
Randall, J.E. 1996. Two new anthiine fishes of the genus Plectranthias (Perciformes: Serranidae), with a key to the species. Micronesica 29(2): 113-131.
Randall, J.E. and Hoese, D.F. 1995. Three new species of Australian fishes of the genus Plectranthias (Perciformes: Serranidae: Anthiinae). Records of the Australian Museum 47: 327-335.
Wu, H.L., Shao, K.T. and Lai, C.F. 1999. Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan.
|Citation:||Sadovy, Y.J. 2010. Plectranthias pallidus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T154994A4685481.Downloaded on 20 January 2017.|
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