Blackmouth lanternshark

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Blackmouth lanternshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. evansi
Binomial name
Etmopterus evansi
Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002
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Range of the blackmouth lanternshark (in blue)

The blackmouth lanternshark, Etmopterus evansi, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found off Western Australia and the Arafura Sea, at depths between 430 and 550 m. Its length is up to 26 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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