The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criterion B.
Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
This species is known from at least three distinct populations: one from Masawa, Eritrea; a second one stretching from Eritrea to Somalia; and a third one at Kuria Muria island, in Oman. It is found in an area where there are likely to be few disturbances, although there is some marine pollution in the region. It is likely to benefit from the existing Red Sea protection which prevents collection. The population at Kuria Muria, which is isolated from other populations, is likely to be experiencing some threats from pollution, as it occurs at shallow depths. Overall, however, the global population is considered to be Least Concern.
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Thios species occurs in the Red Sea.