IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Biology

Inhabits inshore waters on the continental shelves (Ref. 9915). Demersal on soft bottoms and near coral reefs (Ref.58048). Feeds on bottom crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 9915). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Caught commonly by demersal tangle net, and to a lesser extent by trawl and longline fisheries (Ref.58048). Marketed fresh; fins prized for the sharkfin trade (Ref. 9915). Female specimens may reach 300 cm in length in Thailand (Ref. 9915).

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