Anampses viridis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Labridae

Scientific Name: Anampses viridis Valenciennes, 1840
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.
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:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Indian Ocean – western
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):40
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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).

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.

Citation: Cabanban, A. & Pollard, D. 2010. Anampses viridis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T187811A8635386. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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