Dense-scale lantern shark

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Dense-scale lanternshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. pycnolepis
Binomial name
Etmopterus pycnolepis
Kotlyar, 1990
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Range of the dense-scale lanternshark (in blue)

The dense-scale lanternshark (Etmopterus pycnolepis) is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the southeast Pacific off Peru and Chile.


  1. ^ Kyne, P.M. & McCormack, C. 2007. Etmopterus pycnolepis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63160A12604179. Downloaded on 15 October 2017.