IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

The Longspine Chimaera is found off Western Australia between Cape Naturaliste (33⁰20'S, 114⁰30'E), and North West Cape (19⁰39'S, 113⁰12'E), and off eastern Australia from Brush Island, New South Wales (35⁰32'S, 150⁰52'E) north to the Queensland Plateau, Queensland (16⁰54'S, 151⁰30'E) (Didier et al. 2008). Since formal description, the northern distribution limit off the east coast of Australia has been extended from that reported in Last and Stevens (1994).


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