IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is found off the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Indo-West Pacific Ocean (Poore and Ahyong 2004, Ahyong 2007). Specifically in Australia it is found from Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania (Poore and Ahyong 2004). This species is also present around Brazil, South Africa, West Africa, Canary Islands, USA, Chile, Vanuatu, New Zealand, Caribbean Sea, South Georgia Islands and the Azores (Galil 2000, Costa et al. 2007). It has recently been recorded in the Economic Exclusion Zone around New Caledonia (Richer de Forges et al. 2000).


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