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Etmopterus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Family  Etmopteridae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Squaliformes
Scientific name  Etmopterus
Higher classification  Etmopteridae
Etmopterus Etmopterus lucifer

Lower classifications  Velvet belly lanternshark, Smooth lanternshark, Dwarf lanternshark, Great lanternshark, Blackbelly lanternshark

Mysterious shark discovered off coast of central america ninja lanternshark etmopterus benchleyi


Etmopterus is a genus of dogfish sharks in the family Etmopteridae, commonly known as lanternsharks.

Contents

Etmopterus benchleyi the ninja lanternshark


Species

There are currently 38 recognized species in this genus:


  • Etmopterus baxteri Garrick, 1957 (New Zealand lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus benchleyi V. E. Vásquez, Ebert & Long, 2015 (Ninja lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus bigelowi Shirai & Tachikawa, 1993 (Blurred lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus brachyurus H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 (Short-tail lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus bullisi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1957 (Lined lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus burgessi Schaaf-Da Silva & Ebert, 2006 (Broad-snout lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus carteri S. Springer & G. H. Burgess, 1985 (Cylindrical lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus caudistigmus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Tail-spot lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus compagnoi Fricke & Koch, 1990 (Brown lanternshark).
  • Etmopterus decacuspidatus W. L. Y. Chan, 1966 (Comb-tooth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus dianthus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Pink lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus dislineatus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Lined lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus evansi Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Black-mouth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus fusus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Pygmy lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus gracilispinis G. Krefft, 1968 (Broad-banded lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus granulosus (Günther, 1880) (Southern lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus hillianus (Poey, 1861) (Caribbean lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus joungi Knuckey, Ebert & G. H. Burgess, 2011 (Short-fin smooth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus litvinovi Parin & Kotlyar, 1990 (Small-eye lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus lucifer D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1902 (Black-belly lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus molleri (Whitley, 1939) (Moller's lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus perryi S. Springer & G. H. Burgess, 1985 (Dwarf lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus polli Bigelow, Schroeder & S. Springer, 1953 (African lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus princeps Collett, 1904 (Great lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus pseudosqualiolus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (False lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus pusillus (R. T. Lowe, 1839) (Smooth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus pycnolepis Kotlyar, 1990 (Dense-scale lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus robinsi Schofield & G. H. Burgess, 1997 (West Indian lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus schultzi Bigelow, Schroeder & S. Springer, 1953 (Fringe-fin lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sculptus Ebert, L. J. V. Compagno & De Vries, 2011 (Sculpted lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sentosus Bass, D'Aubrey & Kistnasamy, 1976 (Thorny lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sheikoi (Dolganov, 1986) (Rasp-tooth dogfish)
  • Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758) (Velvet-belly lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus splendidus Ka. Yano, 1988 (Splendid lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus unicolor (Engelhardt, 1912) (Bristled lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus viator Straube, 2011 (Traveller lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus villosus C. H. Gilbert, 1905 (Hawaiian lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus virens Bigelow, Schroeder & S. Springer, 1953 (Green lanternshark)


  • Etmopterus Etmopterus molleri

    Etmopterus Etmopterus granulosus SharkReferences

    Etmopterus Etmopterus princeps SharkReferences

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    References

    Etmopterus Wikipedia