IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is found in the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean, Indo-West Pacific Ocean and the Eastern Pacific (Poore and Ahyong 2004, Ahyong 2007). It is specifically recorded in the waters off Brazil, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Taiwan (Eldredge et al. 2000, Ahyong and Chan 2004, Poore and Ahyong 2004, Ahyong and Galil 2006, Ahyong 2007, Costa et al. 2007). It is also found off Colombia, Canada, USA, Indonesia, Tasmania, Philippines, Fiji, Galapagos Islands, Panama, Madagascar, Easter Island and Sri Lanka (Galil 2000, Poupin 2003).


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