Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Holothuroidea Aspidochirotida Synallactidae

Scientific Name: Bathyplotes crenulata
Species Authority: Koehler & Vaney, 1905

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-10-17
Assessor(s): Solis-Marin, F.
Reviewer(s): Knapp, L. & Polidoro, B.

This poorly known species is only known from around the Andaman Islands. There is little or no information available on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, or conservation measures occurring to this species.  More research is needed in all of these areas. Therefore this species is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species was originally recorded northeast of North Andaman Island in the Indian Ocean (Koehler and Vaney 1905).
Countries occurrence:
India (Andaman Is.)
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Lower depth limit (metres): 741
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no habitat or ecological information available for this species.
Systems: Marine

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species. More research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, and conservation measures for this species.

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
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology
1. Research -> 1.5. Threats
1. Research -> 1.6. Actions

Bibliography [top]

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

Koehler, R. and Vaney, C. 1905. An account of the deep-sea Holothurioidea collected by the Royal Indian Marine Survey Ship Investigator. Echinoderma of the Indian Museum.

Citation: Solis-Marin, F. 2013. Bathyplotes crenulata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T19715512A19747030. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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