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Etmopterus molleri (Whitley, 1939)
MOLLER' S LANTERNSHARK
Moller's Lanternshark; Black-bellied Deep-sea Dogifsh; Moller's Deepsea Shark; Mollers Deepsea Shark; Mollers Lantern Shark; Slendertail Lanternshark; Acanthidium molleri Whitley, 1939

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Species Etmopterus molleri (Whitley, 1939)

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CAAB : 37020033 Taxon concept Etmopterus_molleri last modified 2012-04-16 15:24:25.862

Species Etmopterus molleri (Whitley, 1939)

Moller's Lanternshark , Black-bellied Deep-sea Dogifsh, Moller's Deepsea Shark, Mollers Deepsea Shark, Mollers Lantern Shark, Slendertail Lanternshark

 

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Distribution

States

New South Wales


Extra Distribution Information

Off Sydney, NSW; tropical, temperate, west Pacific (Japan and New Zealand).


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IMCRA

Central Eastern Province (12)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

238-700 m

 

General References

Compagno, L.J.V. 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Sharks of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125 . Rome : FAO Vol. 4(1) pp. 1-249. [79] (as E. lucifer , in part)

Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. A Field Guide to the Sharks of the World . London : Collins 368 pp. [102]

Compagno, L.J.V. & Niem, V.H. 1998. Hexanchidae, Echinorhinidae, Squalidae. pp. 1208-1232 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 2 687-1396 pp. [1226]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [83]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [83]

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20 : 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961] [12] (83, as Etmopterus lucifer , in part)

Stevens, J.D. 1994. Families Echinorhinidae, Squalidae, Oxynotidae, Parascyllidae, Orectolobidae. pp. 91-118 figs 28-73 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [103] (in part)

Whitley, G.P. 1940. The Fishes of Australia. Part 1. The sharks, rays, devil-fish, and other primitive fishes of Australia and New Zealand . Sydney : Roy. Zool. Soc. N.S.W. 280 pp. 303 figs. [148] (figure of holotype, as Acanthidium molleri )

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [34] (105, in part, as Acanthidium molleri )

Yamakawa, T., Tanuichi, T. & Nose, Y. 1986. Review of the Etmopterus lucifer group (Squalidae) in Japan. pp. 197-207 in Uyeno, T., Arai, R., Taniuchi, T. & Matsuura, K. (eds). Indo-Pacific Fish Biology. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Indo-Pacific Fishes . Tokyo : Ichthyological Society of Japan 985 pp. [206]

 

Common Name References

Compagno, L.J.V. & Niem, V.H. 1998. Hexanchidae, Echinorhinidae, Squalidae. pp. 1208-1232 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 2 687-1396 pp. [1226] (FAO) (Slendertail Lanternshark)

Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds) 1994. The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [103] (Mollers Deepsea Shark)

Last, P.R., Scott, E.O.G. & Talbot, F.H. 1983. Fishes of Tasmania . Hobart : Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority 563 pp. figs. [138] (Moller's Deepsea Shark)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [83] (Mollers Lantern Shark)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Moller's Lanternshark )

Stead, D.G. 1963. Sharks and Rays of Australian Seas . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 211 pp. 63 figs. [201] (Black-bellied Deep-sea Dogifsh)

 

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Chondrichthyes  
 Order Squaliformes  
 Family Etmopteridae  
 Genus Etmopterus  
  Etmopterus molleri    (Whitley, 1939) 
Provider: Pofeng Lee& Shoou-Jeng Joung 
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Synonyms: Acanthidium molleri   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); 李柏鋒(2003)碩士論文; 中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001); FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world
Character: Small and slender, with a moderately elongate caudal peduncle and with flank denticles mostly arranged in regular rows. The base of the pelvic flank markings is inserted in advance of the origin of the second dorsal-fin spine, the anterior branch is shorter than the posterior branch, and the caudal marking is longer than the precaudal marking. Light brown above, black below, with a pale stripe on side and a black streak above and behind pelvic fins; belly luminous. 
Habitat: Maximum total length about 46 cm. Probably demersal on the upper continental slope in depths of about 250 to 480 m. Biology and distribution poorly known. 
Distribution: Northeast off Taiwan; Japan, eastern Australia, and New Zealand. 
Name Code: 383210
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