|Scientific Name:||Bodianus bathycapros|
|Species Authority:||Gomon, 2006|
|Taxonomic Notes:||For taxonomic treatment see Gomon (2006). Previously identified as Verreo oxycephalus (B. Russell pers. comm.. 2008).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Liu, M. & Carpenter, K.E.|
Little is known of the population and life history characteristics of the species. It is a deepwater species known only from the Hawaiian islands (Gomon 2006). It is most likely protected due to its deep water habitat. This species is listed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||This species is found in the Hawaiian Islands.|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Pacific – eastern central; Pacific – northwest
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|Population:||There is no population information available for this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a large species, reaches about 456 mm SL. It is restricted to deep waters (165-256 m) of the Hawaiian Islands. Chave and Mundy (1994) observed this species from a submersible at depths of 185-190 m over various substrates.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats known for this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species. Its distribution overlaps several marine protected areas within its range.|
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).
Wood, L. 2007. MPA Global: A database of the world’s marine protected areas. Available at: http://www.mpaglobal.org.
|Citation:||Russell, B. 2010. Bodianus bathycapros. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187619A8582325.Downloaded on 28 July 2017.|
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