Pink lanternshark

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

The Pink Lanternshark; Etmopterus dianthus, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found around Australia and New Caledonia, at depths of between 110 and 880 m.[citation needed] Its length is up to 41 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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