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Caribbean lanternshark

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Family  Etmopteridae
Scientific name  Etmopterus hillianus
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Squaliformes
Genus  Etmopterus
Higher classification  Etmopterus
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Similar  Fringefin lanternshark, Green lanternshark, Broadbanded lanternshark, Combtooth lanternshark, African lanternshark

The Caribbean lanternshark, Etmopterus hillianus, is a shark of the family Etmopteridae found in the eastern and western Atlantic at depths between 180 and 720 m. Its length is up to 50 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

References

Caribbean lanternshark Wikipedia


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