Moller’s Lanternshark, also known as slendertail lanternshark, is a poorly known deepwater shark from off the coasts of New Zealand and Australia in the southwest Pacific Ocean at depths from 250 to 860 m.
Biology and Behaviour
Moller’s lanternsharks are light brown above and black below with a pale stripe on the side and a black streak above and behind the pelvic fins. They can grow up to 46 cm long.
Reproduction and Lifespan
Moller’s lanternshark are ovoviviparous, but their litter size is unknown.
Conservation and Tourism
The IUCN lists Moller’s lanternshark as data deficient. There are no conservation measures in place for this species.
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