Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Holothuroidea Aspidochirotida Synallactidae

Scientific Name: Bathyplotes roseus
Species Authority: Koehler & Vaney, 1910
Taxonomic Source(s): Koehler, R. and Vaney, C. 1910. Description d' Holothuries nouvelles appartenant au Musee Indien. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 5: 89-104.

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 one location off Pondicherry, India. 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 collected off Pondicherry, India in the western Bay of Bengal (Koehler and Vaney 1910).
Countries occurrence:
India (Pondicherry)
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Lower depth limit (metres): 815
Upper depth limit (metres): 548
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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.

Citation: Solis-Marin, F. 2013. Bathyplotes roseus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T19715765A19746870. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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