Taxon profile


lantern sharks
Etmopteridae Fowler, 1934

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Squaliformes - dogfish sharks

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 4

genus Aculeola de Buen, 1959
genus Centroscyllium Müller & Henle, 1841
genus Etmopterus Rafinesque, 1810
genus Trigonognathus Mochizuki & Ohe, 1990

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/535]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Etmopteridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [fadc6fa3-85f9-40b8-aa26-b779f5d87f55]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Etmopteridae]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
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 Etmopteridae Fowler, 1934]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Etmopteridae Fowler, 1934]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

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