IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

This species is endemic to the Cape Verde Islands where it is only found off the western shores of the island of Boavista at Baa Teodora and Baa de Sal-Rei (Monteiro et al. 2004) extending to Curral Velho, a coastline of approx 21 km in length. It is not found on the northern or eastern coasts. The distribution is usually related to the habitats so only present with rocky and sandy habitats (M. J. Tenorio pers. comm. 2011).


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