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Vulnerable (VU)

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A dwarf species; males develop testes at about 20 cm and a 22.4 cm female had elongated eggs; a 26.8 cm specimen had eggs 2.4 cm long; and a 24.4 cm specimen had 11 eggs about 1.5 cm long with polar caps already forming (Ref. 51420).

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