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Lined lanternshark

Lined lanternshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. bullisi
Binomial name
Etmopterus bullisi
(Bigelow & Schroeder, 1957)
Range of the lined lanternshark (in blue)

The lined lanternshark, Etmopterus bullisi, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the western Atlantic from North Carolina to northern Florida, and Honduras, between latitudes 34°N and 15°N, at depths of up to 850 m. Its maximum length is more than 26 cm, but an adult has yet to be measured.

References

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Etmopterus bullisi in FishBase. July 2006 version.
  • Compagno, Dando, & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 978-0-691-12072-0
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