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Etmopterus gracilispinis Krefft, 1968

Broadbanded lanternshark
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranchi (squali e razze) (sharks and rays) > Squaliformes (Bramble, sleeper and dogfish sharks) > Etmopteridae (Lantern sharks)
Etymology: Etmopterus: Greek, ethmos, -ou = sieve or ethmoides bone + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino; distribuzione batimetrica 70 - 1000 m (Ref. 247).   Deep-water; 40°N - 45°S

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Virginia and Florida (USA), Uruguay and Argentina; reported off Suriname (Ref. 13608) and Brazil (Ref. 57911). Southeast Atlantic: off the eastern Cape and northern Natal in South Africa (Ref. 11228). Some reports of this species from the southeast Atlantic may be misidentifications of the recently described Etmopterus compagnoi (Ref. 36731).

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 33 - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 36137); 33.0 cm TL (female)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 2; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 0; Spine anali 0; Raggi anali molli: 0. A stout lanternshark with a short tail and small conical denticles, not forming conspicuous lines along the body (Ref. 5578). Brown above, becoming black ventrally with inconspicuous, elongated, broad black marks along the caudal fin and at its base (Ref. 5578).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found on outer continental shelves and upper slopes on or near the bottom at depths of 100 to 1,000 m; also pelagic at depths of 70 to 480 m over water 2,240 m deep off Argentina (Ref. 247). Feeds on bony fish, octopus, squid and deep-water shrimp (Ref. 5578). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205). Pups born with 13 cm length.

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 1 - Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/1):1-249. Rome, FAO. (Ref. 247)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 March 2007

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7.7 - 16.5, mean 12.7 (based on 176 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00380 (0.00174 - 0.00830), b=3.08 (2.89 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.3   ±0.56 se; Based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 69278):  Molto basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione più di 14 anni (Fec assumed to be <10).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .