Etmopterus pycnolepis

KOTLYAR, 1990


Dense-scale lantern shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Etmopteridae

Reference of the original description
KOTLYAR, A.N. (1990)
Dogfish sharks of the genus Etmopterus Rafinesque from the Nazca and Sala y Gómez submarine ridges. Trudy Instituta okeanologii im. P.P. Shirshova, 125: 127–147

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Types
Etmopterus pycnolepis
Holotype: ZIN: 49226; Paratype: ZIN: 49227; ZMMU: P-17992; ZMMU: P-17993;


Description :


Citation: Etmopterus pycnolepis KOTLYAR, 1990: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Common names
eng Dense-scale lantern shark

Distribution
Southeast Pacific.

Biology
Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 350 - 350 m [785]

Dentition
Diagnosis (Translation from russian): Teeth in upper jaw with one major cusp flanked on each side by two cusps. The dental formula 28 / (18-20) -0 - (18-20) [3897];