IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is only known from deep waters, between 60 m and 460 m, off the coast of South Africa and Namibia. Specimens of this species have been found as far north as the Walvis Bay area, Namibia and as far east as Cape Recife, near Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Tenorio and Antonio, 2008).

The EOO, AOO, and number of locations for this species exceed the criteria for B1, B2, and D2 classification.


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