IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Data Deficient Red List Criteria Version
Russell, B., Rhodes, K., Myers, R., Heemstra, P.C. & Kulbicki, M. Reviewer/s
Sadovy, Y. & Moss, K. (Grouper and Wrasse Red List Authority) Contributor/s Justification
is listed as Data Deficient owing to confusion in records of other serranids in the hexagonatus complex. The species is likely a minor component of both artisinal and live reef food fisheries.