Conservation ActionsThere are no conservation actions in place for this species. Research into the population and distribution is recommended, including into its presence in the nearby Lake Laamora. The taxonomy also needs to be confirmed. Additionally, it is recommended that the Triton Lakes are protected on the basis of the lake endemics and scenic beauty.
This species is known only from Lake Aiwaso, situated in mountainous karst terrain near Triton Bay on the southern coast of the Birds Neck region of West Papua Province, Indonesia (G.R. Allen pers. comm. 2019). This species may also occur in the nearby Lake Laamora.