Splendid lanternshark

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Splendid lanternshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. splendidus
Binomial name
Etmopterus splendidus
Ka. Yano, 1988
Etmopterus splendidus distmap.png
Range of the splendid lanternshark (in blue)

The splendid lanternshark, Etmopterus splendidus, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the western Pacific at depths between 120 and 210 m. Its length is up to 30 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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