DistributionRead full entry
Range DescriptionThis species range is restricted and patchy along the Pacific coast of Central America, the northern coast of South America, and western Africa.
In the Americas, it is reported from Brazil (Couto et al. 2003), Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela (Spalding et al. 1997). In the Eastern Pacific, it is found from Costa Rica to Ecuador, including Cocos Island. In West Africa, this species is much more widespread than in the Americas and is found from southern Mauritania to Angola.