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Anampses viridis 

Scope:Global
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Anampses viridis
Species Authority: Valenciennes, 1840
Synonym(s):
Anampses rubroviridis LiƩnard, 1891

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-05-12
Assessor(s): Cabanban, A. & Pollard, D.
Reviewer(s): Sadovy, Y., Craig, M. & Liu, M.
Justification:
This species is only known from Mauritius from the type specimen. There is very little data available on this species and any potential threats, and therefore it is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the type locality in Mauritius.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Mauritius
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Indian Ocean – western
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):40
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population:This species is only known from the type specimen. There is no other population information available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is reef associated.

The maximum length is 28 cm (TL) (Randall 1972).
Systems:Marine

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat of A. viridis is threatened by human activities and coastal development (Spalding et al. 2001). Degradation of coral reefs resulting from pollution from domestic and industrial wastes, sedimentation, tourism activities, and blast-fishing. The reefs in Mauritius have also been affected by coral bleaching and also degraded by over-fishing.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no specific conservation measures. There are some MPAs in Mauritius, however these are not thought to be effective.

Classifications [top]

9. Marine Neritic -> 9.2. Marine Neritic - Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs
suitability: Suitable  

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
  Conservation sites identified:Yes, over entire range
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
1. Residential & commercial development -> 1.3. Tourism & recreation areas
♦ timing: Ongoing ♦ scope: Unknown ♦ severity: Unknown ⇒ Impact score: Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

5. Biological resource use -> 5.4. Fishing & harvesting aquatic resources -> 5.4.1. Intentional use: (subsistence/small scale)
♦ timing: Ongoing ♦ scope: Unknown ♦ severity: Unknown ⇒ Impact score: Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation
  • 2. Species Stresses -> 2.1. Species mortality

9. Pollution -> 9.1. Domestic & urban waste water -> 9.1.1. Sewage
♦ timing: Ongoing ♦ scope: Unknown ♦ severity: Unknown ⇒ Impact score: Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

9. Pollution -> 9.1. Domestic & urban waste water -> 9.1.2. Run-off
♦ timing: Ongoing ♦ scope: Unknown ♦ severity: Unknown ⇒ Impact score: Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

9. Pollution -> 9.3. Agricultural & forestry effluents -> 9.3.2. Soil erosion, sedimentation
♦ timing: Ongoing ♦ scope: Unknown ♦ severity: Unknown ⇒ Impact score: Unknown 
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends

Bibliography [top]

Baissac, J. de B. 1990. SWIOP/WP/54 - Checklist of the marine fishes of Mauritius. RAF/87/008/WP/54/90. Regional Project for the Development & Management of Fisheries in the Southwest Indian Ocean.

IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.4). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 27 October 2010).

Randall, J.E. 1972. A revision of the labrid fish genus Anampses. Micronesica 8(1-2): 151-190.

Spalding, M.D., Ravilious, C. and Green, E.P. 2001. World Atlas of Coral Reefs. University of California Press, Berkeley,USA.


Citation: Cabanban, A. & Pollard, D. 2010. Anampses viridis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187811A8635386. . Downloaded on 25 July 2016.
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