Slendertail lanternshark

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Slendertail lanternshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. molleri
Binomial name
Etmopterus molleri
(Whitley, 1939)
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Range of the slendertail lanternshark (in blue)

The slendertail lanternshark, Etmopterus molleri, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the western Indian Ocean between latitudes 34°N and 46°S, at depths between 250 and 860 m. Its length is up to 46 cm.

Reproduction is presumed to be ovoviviparous.

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