Green Lanternsharks are small sharks that are endemic to the Western Central Atlantic in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. They are common at depths of 196 to 915 m.
Biology and Behaviour:
Green Lanternsharks frequent the sea floors. They grow to approximately a maximum of 26 cm. Adult females range between 22 to 25.7 cm and adult males range from 18.3 to 23.6 cm long.
Reproduction and Lifespan:
There is little known about green Lanternsharks, therefore, their reproduction and lifespan are still unknown.
Conservation and Tourism:
The IUCN lists green Lanternsharks as least concern, and there are currently no conservation actions in place. Although green Lanternsharks are not targeted, they are irregularly taken as bycatch in deepwater demersal fisheries.
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