Etmopterus compagnoi

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Etmopterus compagnoi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
E. compagnoi
Binomial name
Etmopterus compagnoi
Fricke & Koch, 1990

Etmopterus compagnoi is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the southeast Atlantic off southwestern Cape Province and northern Natal in South Africa at a depth of 479 to 923 metres.[1] It is sometimes considered conspecific with the brown lanternshark.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). "Etmopterus compagnoi" in FishBase. June 2017 version.