Smalleye lantern shark

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Smalleye lanternshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. litvinovi
Binomial name
Etmopterus litvinovi
Parin & Kotlyar, 1990
Etmopterus litvinovi distmap.png
Range of the smalleye lanternshark (in blue)

The smalleye lanternshark, Etmopterus litvinovi, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the southeast Pacific off Peru and Chile, at depths between 630 and 1,100 m. Its length is up to 61 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.