IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The distribution area of this species includes the northwestern Mediterranean, eastern Atlantic from the south of the Canary Islands to the north of Ireland, and western Atlantic, Antilles andGulf of Mexico (Ramon et al. 2010). This species is also known from the coast of Turkey, particularly between 25-90 m depth in the Marmara Sea (Aydin 2008).

However, this species' distribution in the Western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico is based on reports that need further validation.


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