Lined lanternshark

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Lined lanternshark
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. bullisi
Binomial name
Etmopterus bullisi
(Bigelow & Schroeder, 1957)[1]
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Range of the lined lanternshark (in blue)

The lined lanternshark, Etmopterus bullisi, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the western Atlantic from North Carolina to northern Florida, and Honduras, between latitudes 34°N and 15°N, at depths of up to 850 m. Its maximum length is more than 26 cm, but an adult has yet to be measured.


  1. ^ Bigelow, Henry B.; Schroeder, William C. (1957). "A Study of the Sharks of the Suborder Squaloidea". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 117 (1): 50–54.