IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Holotype: ZMB, collection number unknown, "Seychelles Islands", collected in 1913 by A. Mérian.

Approximately 200 mm in length; primary folds more numerous than secondaries; 5-6 premaxillary teeth, 8-11 maxillary teeth; small tentacle that is nearer to the eye than the nostril; circular gill clefts present in adults (modified from Taylor 1968).

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