IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is found from the Persian Gulf to Australia and Southern China (Holthuis 2002).

It has been recorded in the following regions: Persian Gulf (Sabiya Peninsula, Kuwait), India (Mumbai), Sri Lanka (Gulf of Manaar), South China (Hong Kong and Fuzhou), Gulf of Thailand (Viet Nam, Thailand), Malaysia (west coast off Penang and Sulu Sea off Sandakan), Singapore Straits, Phillippines, Indonesia (Sumatra, Irian Jaya, Maluku, Java Sea), and Australia (from Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia, through Northern Territory and the Great Barrier Reef to Moreton Bay, Queensland) (Holthuis 2002).


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