|Scientific Name:||Bodianus busellatus|
|Species Authority:||Gomon, 2006|
|Taxonomic Notes:||For taxonomic treatment see Gomon (2006).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Sadovy, Y. & Carpenter, K.E.|
This species has a very restricted range and little is known about its population and life history characteristics. However, there are no major threats known. It is therefore listed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||This species was taken only in Fatu Hiva and Nuku Hiva within the Marquesas Islands, and Henderson Island and Ducie Atoll in the Pitcairn Group. Although regions adjoining these islands have not been thoroughly sampled, it has not been encountered elsewhere in the Tuamotu Archipelago even though the area has been explored (Randall pers. comm. in Gomon 2006).|
Native:French Polynesia; Pitcairn
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:||
Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – southwest
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|Population:||There is no population information available for this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a large species, to about 315 mm SL. It inhabits coral reefs in depths of 13-74 m.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known major threats to this species. It is possibly caught as bycatch.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known conservation measures for this species.|
Gomon, M.F. 2006. A revision of the labrid fish genus Bodianus with descriptions of eight new species. Records of the Australian Museum Supplement 30: 1-133.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).
|Citation:||Russell, B. 2010. Bodianus busellatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 February 2015.|
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