IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

Western Indian Ocean: the known range of this shark, as assessed from Oceanographic Research Institute , Durban (ORI) records (Human 2006) is restricted to five degrees of latitude along the east African coast, from off Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (north of 30°S), and from off southern Mozambique (south of 25°S) (Human 2006).


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