Small-eye Lanternshark

About the Small-eye Lanternshark

The Small-eye lanternshark is a shark member of the family Etmopteridae, found in the southeast Pacific Ocean off Peru and Chile, at depths between 630 and 1,100 m. This species reaches a size of 61 cm long. Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

There are no conservation actions in place for this species.

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Scientific Name Etmopterus litvinovi
OrderDog and Angelfish Sharks - Squaliformes
GenusEtmopterus
CitesNot Listed
IUCNData Deficient
ReproductionOvoviviparous
SizeSmall
Litter Size Unknown
Common Length 61.0 cm
Max LenghtNA
Depth Range ? - 1050 m
DistributionSoutheast Pacific
EnvironmentBathydemersal
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