Cephalorhynchus heavisidii is found exclusively in the Atlantic Ocean. Although it is most often found in waters less than 100 m deep, it has been sighted at depths up to 180 m. It is usually found in waters that are between 9 and 15ºC, but has been found in waters as warm as 19ºC. More than 87% of sightings occur in the Benguela Current.
Range depth: 180 (high) m.
Average depth: 100 m.
Habitat Regions: tropical ; saltwater or marine
Aquatic Biomes: pelagic ; coastal