In 2016, four specimens of Tosanoides annepatrice were collected by divers using hand nets whilst carrying out deep dives. They were found between 115 and 148 m deep.
This new species joins three other species in the genus Tosanoides. Researchers have recorded at least two other undescribed species in this genus.
Tosanoides annepatrice has not been evaluated under the IUCN Red List criteria.
Other reporting on Tosanoides annepatrice