Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Holothuroidea Aspidochirotida Synallactidae

Scientific Name: Bathyplotes tizardi
Species Authority: (Théel, 1882)
Stichopus tizardi Théel, 1882

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-05-18
Assessor(s): Solis-Marin, F.
Reviewer(s): Knapp, L., Polidoro, B. & Carpenter, K.E.
This species is listed as Data Deficient because nothing is known about this species or any potential threats. It is only known from a few specimens.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found throughout Europe (Massin 1993), in the Faroe Channel, Bay of Biscay, Norway, west coast of Morocco, Sahara, and Senegal. It is also found in the Sagami Sea, southwest of Shikoku, and off Kii, Honshu (Solis-Marin 2003).
Countries occurrence:
Belgium; Denmark; France; Germany; Japan; Morocco; Netherlands; Norway; Portugal; Senegal; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – northeast; Pacific – northwest
Lower depth limit (metres): 1297
Upper depth limit (metres): 528
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Population [top]

Population: No information is currently available regarding the population of this species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No known information is currently available regarding the habitat and ecology of this species.
Systems: Marine

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information is currently available regarding major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known species specific conservation measures for this species at this time.

Classifications [top]

0. Root -> 18. Unknown

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

Bibliography [top]

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

Massin, C. 1993. The Holothurioidea (Echinodermata) collected during the Tyro Mauritania-II expedition 1988. Zoologische Mededelingen 67(29): 397-429.

Solis-Marin, F.A. 2003. Systematics and Phylogeny of the Holothurian Family Synallactidae.

Citation: Solis-Marin, F. 2013. Bathyplotes tizardi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T180312A1613753. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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