Etmopterus dislineatus

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Etmopterus dislineatus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
E. dislineatus
Binomial name
Etmopterus dislineatus
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Range of Etmopterus dislineatus (in blue)

Etmopterus dislineatus, sometimes called the lined lanternshark, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the central Coral Sea at depths of between 590 and 800 m. Its length is up to 45 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.


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