Etmopterus litvinovi Parin & Kotlyar, 1990
Smalleye lantern shark
photo by FAO

Family:  Etmopteridae (Lantern sharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 1050 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific.
Biology:  Better reference needed. Holotype taken from a depth of 1,050 m (Ref. 26282). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 16.09.99
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 21.07.08

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