IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)


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Range Description

Known only from two type specimens found in deep water (1,700-2,240 m) in the southwestern Indian Ocean: southern Mozambique Channel and southernmost Madagascar Ridge (2507'-12'7''S, 3649'4''-48'2''E; 3245'-42'2''S, 4531'2''E) (Stehmann 2005). Probably more widespread at least in the Southwest Indian Ocean and further to the east.


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