Tailspot lanternshark

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Tailspot lanternshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. caudistigmus
Binomial name
Etmopterus caudistigmus
Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002
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Range of the tailspot lanternshark (in blue)

The tailspot lanternshark, Etmopterus caudistigmus, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found around New Caledonia, at depths of between 640 and 800 m. Its length is up to 31 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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