Conservation Actions

The island of Supiori is a protected area. Further studies into the distribution, natural history, and threats to this species are needed.

Location Information

This species is endemic to the islands of Biak and Supiori, in Cenderawasih Bay, Indonesia.

Geographic Range



Population Information

This species appears to be uncommon. It is known only from two museum specimens and a pet. The last five surveys to Biak have only encountered it as a pet.


This species is threatened by rapid, ongoing deforestation of suitable habitat, and by hunting for food and collection as a pets by local people.

IUCN Red List Account Link

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