IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species occurs in a line from the Persian Gulf, down through the Gulf of Oman and Pakistan, and on to south east India and Sri Lanka. It also occurs in the waters off north Sumatra (Rckel et al.1995) and off the island of Socotra, Yemen, which is off the Horn of Africa (G. Raybaudi pers. comm. October 2011).

The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the thresholds for criteria B1 and B2 by a considerable margin.


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