Pink lanternshark

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Pink Lanternshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Etmopteridae
Genus: Etmopterus
Species: E. dianthus
Binomial name
Etmopterus dianthus
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Range of the pink lanternshark (in blue)

The pink lanternshark (Etmopterus dianthus) is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found around Australia and New Caledonia, at depths of between 110 and 880 m.[citation needed] Its length is up to 41 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.


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  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Etmopterus dianthus" in FishBase. July 2006 version.
  • Compagno, Dando, & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2