|Scientific Name:||Bathyplotes golden-hindi|
|Species Authority:||Mitsukuri, 1912|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Mitsukuri, K. 1912. Studies on the actinopodous Holothurioidea. Journal of Colloid Science 29(2): 1-284.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Knapp, L. & Polidoro, B.|
This species inhabits deep benthic environments in Japanese waters. One study showed a relatively stable population of this species, but a lack of knowledge exists beyond that. The deep waters it inhabits probably protect it from anthropogenic activity. Therefore this species is listed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||This species is found off the coast of Japan (Mitsukuri 1912, Gutt and Klages 1991).|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
|Lower depth limit (metres):||539|
|Upper depth limit (metres):||295|
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|Population:||An underwater photography survey of coastal Japanese waters between 295-539 m depth in 1983 had a maximum population of 30 ind*1000m-2 for this species (Gutt and Klages 1991). There is no other information available on the population of this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species inhabits deep-water benthic environments (Mitsukuri 1912, Gutt and Klages 1991). No other information is available on the habitat or ecology of this species.|
|Use and Trade:||No information available.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats occurring to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known conservation measures in place for this species. More research is needed on the population status, habitat, ecology, major threats, and conservation measures for this species.|
Gutt, J. and Klages, M. 1991. In situ observations on the genus Bathyplotes (Holothuroidea, Echinodermata) in Antarctica and its relevance to taxonomy. Zoologica Scripta 20(3): 301–306.
IUCN. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.1). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 12 June 2013).
Mitsukuri, K. 1912. Studies on the actinopodous Holothurioidea. Journal of Colloid Science 29(2): 1-284.
|Citation:||Solis-Marin, F. 2013. Bathyplotes golden-hindi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T19715612A19746822. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.|
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