Tasmanian lanternshark

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Tasmanian lanternshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. tasmaniensis
Binomial name
Etmopterus tasmaniensis
Myagkov & Pavlov, 1986

The Tasmanian lanternshark, Etmopterus tasmaniensis, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found around Tasmania, at depths between 920 and 1,010 m. Its length is up to 60 cm.

Reproduction is assumed to be ovoviviparous.

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