IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Found on the continental shelf, commonly on rock bottom, seaweed and kelp beds. Feeds on octopi, squid, bony fishes and lobsters. Peanut worms and seagrass are also included in their diet (Ref. 6390). Ovoviviparous, with 5-24 in a litter (Ref. 6871). Young are 20-25 cm long at birth (Ref. 13840, 244). Marketed fresh for human consumption.

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