Etmopterus bullisi

BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1957


Lined lanternshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Etmopteridae

Reference of the original description
BIGELOW, H.B. & SCHROEDER, W.C. (1957)
A study of the sharks of the suborder Squaloidea. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 117 (1): 1–150

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Types
Etmopterus bullisi
Holotype: USNM: 158186; Paratype: MCZ: 39725;


Description :


Citation: Etmopterus bullisi BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1957: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

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Etmopterus bullisi BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1957, juvenile, off Charleston, ca. 800 m depth, TL ca. 40 cm ZMH 119651 © Patrick Gutjahr 2015
Common names
spa Tollo lucero rayado, fra \(T\) Sagre chien, eng Lined lantern shark, eng Lined lanternshark

Distribution
Western Atlantic: North Carolina to northern Florida (USA) and Honduras. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range ? - 850 m [13336], usually 250 - 850 m [13336]

Dentition
Teeth smooth edged as in other members of this genus; uppers with only 3 cusps, the axial much the largest. Lowers with cutting edge nearly parallel with general trend of the jaw. Cusp of the median lower tooth, identified as such by its base overlapping that of the next tooth on either side, directed strongly outward, to the one side or the other, on all specimens seen. Two or three rows functional in upper jaw but one row only in lower jaw [198];