Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Holothuroidea Aspidochirotida Stichopodidae

Scientific Name: Apostichopus multidentis
Species Authority: (Imaoka, 1991)
Parastichopus multidentis Imaoka, 1991
Taxonomic Source(s): Imaoka, T., Irimura, S., Okutani, T., Oguro, C., Oji, T. and Kanazawa, K. 1991. Echinoderms from Continental Shelf and Slope around Japan. Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association II: 1-204.

Assessment Information [top]

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

This species is only known from off the coast of Japan. 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 is found in Japan off the coast of Koshiki Island (Sant 2005).
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Lower depth limit (metres): 330
Upper depth limit (metres): 136
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is not known if there are any threats to this species. It may be caught as by-catch.

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.

Citation: Samyn, Y. 2013. Apostichopus multidentis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T19711938A19746880. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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