Etmopterus bullisi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1957
Lined lanternshark
photo by FAO

Family:  Etmopteridae (Lantern sharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  pelagic-oceanic; marine; depth range - 850 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: North Carolina to northern Florida (USA) and Honduras.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental slopes at about 366 m depth. Length given comes from an immature specimen. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 26.11.18
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.03.94

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