Etmopterus decacuspidatus

CHAN, 1966

Combtoothed lanternshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Etmopteridae

Reference of the original description
CHAN, W.L. (1966)
New sharks from the South China Sea. Journal of Zoology, 146 (2): 218–237

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Etmopterus cf. decacuspidatus

Etmopterus decacuspidatus
Holotype: BMNH: 1965.8.11.7;

Description :

Citation: Etmopterus decacuspidatus CHAN, 1966: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Etmopterus decacuspidatus CHAN, 1966 (BPS-0735) © Samuel P. Iglésias, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Milieux et Peuplements Aquatiques Chondrichthyans from the North-eastern A
Common names
spa Tollo lucero peine, fra \(T\) Sagre filtre, eng Combtooth lantern shark, eng Combtoothed lanternshark

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
29.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [518])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 512 - 692 m

Description: Teeth 12 – 13/16 – 16. Teeth on upper jaw arranged in three rows; each tooth in front of jaw with ten cusps, the fifth of which (from inner side) longest, dividing other cusps into two groups; the inner group consisting of four cusps, the thi

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