Broadbanded lanternshark

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Broadbanded lanternshark
Broadbanded lanternshark.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. gracilispinis
Binomial name
Etmopterus gracilispinis
G. Krefft, 1968
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Range of the broadbanded lanternshark (in blue)

The broadbanded lanternshark, Etmopterus gracilispinis, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the western and southeast Atlantic, between latitudes 40°N and 45°S, at depths of between 70 and 1,000 m. Its length is up to 35 cm.

Reproduction is presumed to be ovoviviparous.