Southern lanternshark

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Southern lanternshark
Etmopterus granulosus.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. granulosus
Binomial name
Etmopterus granulosus
(Günther, 1880)
Etmopterus granulosus distmap.png
Range of the southern lanternshark (in blue)

The southern lanternshark, Etmopterus granulosus, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the southeast Pacific between latitudes 29°S and 59°S, at depths of between 220 and 1,460 m. Its length is up to 60 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous, with 10 to 13 pups in a litter, length at birth about 18 cm.

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