Bathyplotes punctatus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Holothuroidea Aspidochirotida Synallactidae

Scientific Name: Bathyplotes punctatus
Species Authority: (Sluiter,1901)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-05-18
Assessor(s): Hamel, J.-F.
Reviewer(s): Polidoro, B., Harwell, H., Carpenter, K.E. & Knapp, L.
This species is listed as Data Deficient because it is known only from a few records.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found off the coast of New Zealand (Clarke and Johnston 2003).
Countries occurrence:
New Zealand
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – southwest
Lower depth limit (metres):614
Upper depth limit (metres):310
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is a facultative swimmer (Solis-Marin 2003).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is not known if there are any threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Classifications [top]

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education

Bibliography [top]

Clarke, A. and Johnston, N.M. 2003. Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 41: 47-114.

IUCN. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.1). Available at: (Accessed: 12 June 2013).

Citation: Hamel, J.-F. 2013. Bathyplotes punctatus. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T180256A1606562. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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