IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Occur in moderately deep water but mainly around 250 m in boreal and partly arctic latitudes (Ref. 3167). Benthic (Ref. 58426). Feed on all kinds of bottom animals (Ref. 3167). Oviparous. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother (Ref. 205). Eggs are oblong capsules with stiff pointed horns at the corners deposited in sandy or muddy flats (Ref. 205). Egg capsules are 10.7 cm long and 7.7 cm wide (Ref. 41251, 41301).


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