IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

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Common in estuaries (Ref. 4832). Feed on bottom-dwelling organisms (Ref.50449)- primarily small crustaceans, but also small fishes (Ref.58048). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Landed in very large quantities as by-catch in the bottom trawl and trammel fisheries. Utilized for its meat, but of limited value due to its very small size (Ref.58048).


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