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Etmopterus brachyurus

Smith & Radcliffe

Etmopterus brachyurus was originally described as Etmopterus brachyurus by Smith & Radcliffe in 1912. It belongs to the family Etmopteridae. It is commonly known as Shorttail lanternshark but has many other common names such as Short-tail lantern shark in Australia, Shorttail laternshark in USA (contiguous states), Pating in Philippines, Shorttail lanternshark in South Africa, Sagre porte-feu à queue courte in France. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   brachyurus
AuthorWI   Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.]
AuthorNI   Smith & Radcliffe
Qualification   in Smith
Year   1912
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Squaliformes Squaliformes
Family   Etmopteridae
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Genus   Etmopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Squaliformes
Family   Etmopteridae
Genus   Etmopterus
Original Name   Etmopterus        
Taxon Name   brachyurus
Original Combination   Etmopterus brachyurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Etmopterus brachyurus
OriginalSubGenus   Etmopterus
Original Author   Smith & Radcliffe
Original AuthorWI   Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.]
Original Qualification   in Smith
Original Year   1912
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   6°02'00"N, 120°44'40"E, off Jolo Island, Philippines, Albatross station 5550, depth 263 [258] fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Howe & Springer 1993:4 [ref. 21812].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 70257
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 41 (no. 1877)
Page   679
Illustrations   Pl. 52; Fig. 2

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Etmopterus brachyurus
Current Species brachyurus
Current Genus Etmopterus
Current AuthorWI Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.]
Current AuthorNI Smith & Radcliffe
Current Year 1912
Current Family Etmopteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Males mature between 24-29 cm, females at 42 cm (Ref. 6577).
Depth Range From 451 to 900 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Etmopterus brachyurus  Smith & Radcliffe 1912. Etmopteridae.
Name History   •Valid as Etmopterus brachyurus Smith & Radcliffe 1912 -- (Compagno 1984:72 [ref. 6474], Yamakawa et al. 1986:197 [ref. 5729], Bass et al. 1986:55 [ref. 5636], Paxton et al. 1989:35 [ref. 12442], Fricke & Koch 1990:8 [ref. 15494], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:81 [ref. 25472], Last & Stevens 1994:79 [ref. 23873], Compagno & Niem 1998:1226 [ref. 23787], Compagno 1999:473 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:146 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:288 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:146 [ref. 26001], Last et al. 2002:223 [ref. 26556], Shinohara et al. 2005:394 [ref. 28370], Schaaf-Da Silva & Ebert 2006:62 [ref. 28880], Compagno et al. 2005:54 [ref. 29145], Hoese & Gates 2006:144 [ref. 28997], Shao et al. 2008:237 [ref. 29952], Ebert et al. 2011:382 [ref. 31551], Straube et al. 2011:63 [ref. 31679], Yamashita et al. 2012:126 [ref. 32408], Ebert et al. 2013:292 [ref. 33045], Motomura et al. 2015:12 [ref. 34709], Weigmann 2016:58 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1186 [ref. 34544] as cf. brachyurus, close to bullisi, Ebert et al. 2016:12 [ref. 34753], Ebert et al. 2017:380 [ref. 35167], White et al. 2017:352 [ref. 35206], White et al. 2017:57 [ref. 35860], Ebert & Van Hees 2018:207 [ref. 36261]).

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abernethyi Etmopterus abernethyi Garrick [J. A. F.] 1957Synonym
aculeatus Etmopterus aculeatus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Synonym
alphus Etmopterus alphus Ebert [D. A.], Straube [N.], Leslie [R. W.] & Weigmann [S.] 2016Valid
baxteri Etmopterus baxteri Garrick [J. A. F.] 1957Synonym
benchleyi Etmopterus benchleyi Vásquez [V. E.], Ebert [D. A.] & Long [D. J.] 2015Valid
bigelowi Etmopterus bigelowi Shirai [S.] & Tachikawa [H.] 1993Valid
brosei Etmopterus brosei --- 2021Valid
bullisi Etmopterus bullisi Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1957Valid
burgessi Etmopterus burgessi Schaaf-Da Silva [J. A.] & Ebert [D. A.] 2006Valid
carteri Etmopterus carteri Springer [S.] & Burgess [G. H.] 1985Valid
caudistigmus Etmopterus caudistigmus Last [P. R.], Burgess [G. H.] & Séret [B.] 2002Valid
compagnoi Etmopterus compagnoi Fricke [R.] & Koch [I.] 1990Valid
decacuspidatus Etmopterus decacuspidatus Chan [W. L.] 1966Valid
dianthus Etmopterus dianthus Last [P. R.], Burgess [G. H.] & Séret [B.] 2002Valid
dislineatus Etmopterus dislineatus Last [P. R.], Burgess [G. H.] & Séret [B.] 2002Valid
evansi Etmopterus evansi Last [P. R.], Burgess [G. H.] & Séret [B.] 2002Valid
frontimaculatus Etmopterus frontimaculatus Pietschmann [V.] 1907Synonym
fusus Etmopterus fusus Last [P. R.], Burgess [G. H.] & Séret [B.] 2002Valid
gracilispinis Etmopterus gracilispinis Krefft [G.] 1968Valid
granulosus Etmopterus granulosus (Günther [A.] 1880)Valid
gunneri Etmopterus gunneri (Reinhardt [J. C. H.] 1825)Synonym
hillianus Etmopterus hillianus (Poey [F.] 1861)Valid
infernus Etmopterus infernus (Blainville [H. de] 1825)Synonym
joungi Etmopterus joungi Knuckey [J. D. S.], Ebert [D. A.] & Burgess [G. H.] 2011Valid
lailae Etmopterus lailae Ebert [D. A.], Papastamatiou [Y. P.], Kajiura [S. M.] & Wetherbee [B. M.] 2017Valid
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