IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Biology

Found in deep-reef habitat on the continental slope, generally in depths greater than 250 meters (122-435 m), with deepwater gorgonians, hard corals, tube sponges, crinoids, ophiuroids, and a great number of sympatric scyliorhinid shark Scyliorhinus haeckelii (Ref. 56497). Oviparous (Ref. 50449); with one egg per oviduct laid at a time. Egg capsule grayish olive (fresh) to brownish (fixed), with filamentous superficial texture (Ref. 56497).

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