Short-tail lanternshark

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Short-tail lanternshark
Etmopterus brachyurus.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. brachyurus
Binomial name
Etmopterus brachyurus
(H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)
Etmopterus brachyurus distmap.png
Range of the short-tail lanternshark (in blue)

The short-tail lanternshark (Etmopterus brachyurus) is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the western Pacific between latitudes 37°N and 30°S, at depths of between 450 and 900 m (1,480 and 2,950 ft). Its length is up to 50 cm (20 in).

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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