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Range DescriptionThe Black Ghostshark occurs off the southern coast of Australia from Portland, Victoria (ca. 38°53'S, 141°56'E) to Ulladulla, New South Wales (ca. 35°21'S, 150°28'E), including the waters surrounding Tasmania and its southern seamounts (Didier 2008, Last and Stevens 2009). This species is also known from deepwater commercial fishing areas off New Zealand and is most likely widespread throughout the deep waters of New Zealand (Didier 2008).