IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Found on the continental shelf and slope. Water temperature: 16-25°C. Oxygen level: 0.2-2.4 ppm. Feeds on bony fishes (mostly lanternfishes) and cephalopods. Sexual dimorphism by size exists. Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta), with probably 2 to 10 young in a litter. Utilized fresh for human consumption.


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