New Zealand lanternshark

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New Zealand lanternshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
E. baxteri
Binomial name
Etmopterus baxteri
Garrick, 1957

The New Zealand lanternshark (Etmopterus baxteri) is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found off New Zealand.[1] Some taxonomic authorities consider it to be conspecific with the southern lanternshark.


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