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Bodianus flavifrons

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES LABRIDAE

Scientific Name: Bodianus flavifrons
Species Authority: Gomon, 2001
Taxonomic Notes: For taxonomic treatment see Gomon (2006).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-04-12
Assessor(s): Russell, B.
Reviewer(s): Sadovy, Y. & Carpenter, K.E.
Justification:
Little is known of the population and life history characteristics, and it has a restricted distribution in the southwest Pacific. This species is listed as Least Concern because of deep water habits and apparent lack of threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is found from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, off the southern tip of New Caledonia, the Lord Howe Ridge and the Kermadec Ridge northeast of New Zealand.
Countries:
Native:
Australia; New Caledonia; New Zealand
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Pacific – southwest; Pacific – western central
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Population [top]

Population: There is no population information available for this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A large species, reaches about 422 mm SL. It is collected at depths of 114–340 m.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Bibliography [top]

Gomon, M.F. 2001. Descriptions of two new species of Bodianus (Perciformes: Labridae) from Australasian waters. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 28: 407-416.

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 flavifrons. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 August 2014.
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