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Velvet belly lanternshark
Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Squaliformes - dogfish sharks »  family Etmopteridae - lantern sharks »  genus Etmopterus

Scientific synonyms

Etmopterus aculeatus Rafinesque, 1810
Spinax gunneri Reinhardt, 1825
Spinax linnei Malm, 1877
Spinax niger Cloquet, 1816
Squalus infernus Blainville, 1825
Squalus niger Broussonet, 1788
Squalus spinax Linnaeus, 1758
?Spinax vitulinus de la Pylaie, 1835

Other names

= Velvet Belly
= Velvet Belly Lantern Shark

IUCN category:Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/8845]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [687]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [161388]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Etmopterus spinax]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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