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This is a wide ranging species with its extent stretching from Papua New Guinea to NW Australia and Queensland, with a subspecies in Hawaii (Röckel et al. 1995), although the species is uncommon it is is more abundant in Australian waters than any of its other areas of occupancy (Singleton 2007). It has also been reported in the Philippines. This species is generally found at depths between 1-25 m.