Ranges south to Santa Catarina (Ref. 36543). Usually found in shallow waters, leass than 40 m deep, away from bays and estuaries. Reported 10 sinistral individuals and 1 reversed specimen were caught in Guanabara Bay in February 2006, where the reversed one was found to have lower number of dorsal and anal fin rays (Ref. 58292). Not mentioned in Filho, 1999 (Ref. 37819). Also Ref. 108738.
|States/Provinces||Alagoas (questionable), Sergipe (questionable)|