IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is found throughout the Philippines and its outlying islands, including Palawan and Mindanao. Through most of the Philippines this species is found at depths of 50 - 240 m, however around Calituban Island, Davao and Olango Island this species is found at 5 - 25 m (Rckel et al. 1995, Poppe and Poppe 2011). The geographical range also includes the Eastern Indian Ocean; the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Swain Reefs, Queensland, Australia (Singleton J. 2010).

The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2.


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