Etmopterus sheikoi (Dolganov, 1986)
Rasptooth dogfish
photo by FAO

Family:  Etmopteridae (Lantern sharks)
Max. size:  43.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 340 - 370 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Kyushu-Palau Ridge.
Biology:  Holotype taken from a depth of 360 m (Ref. 26282). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 September 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 20.09.99
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 07.07.21

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