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Etmopterus virens

Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer
  

Etmopterus virens was originally described as Etmopterus virens by Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer in 1953. It belongs to the family Etmopteridae. It is commonly known as Green lanternshark and is known in Japan as Hishi-karasuzame, in France as Sagre vert, in Spain as Tollo lucero verde, in United Kingdom as Green lanternshark. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbbean Sea.
Species   virens
AuthorWI   Bigelow [H. B.], Schroeder [W. C.] & Springer [S.]
AuthorNI   Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer
Qualification   ---
Year   1953
Status   Valid
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Squaliformes Squaliformes
Family   Etmopteridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Etmopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Squaliformes
Family   Etmopteridae
Genus   Etmopterus
Original Name   Etmopterus        
Taxon Name   virens
Original Combination   Etmopterus virens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Etmopterus virens
OriginalSubGenus   Etmopterus
Original Author   Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer
Original AuthorWI   Bigelow [H. B.], Schroeder [W. C.] & Springer [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1953
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Northern Gulf of Mexico, 29°52'N, 91°33'W [or 27°51'30"N, 91°32'30"W], Oregon station 501, depth 220 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: (42) BMNH 1955.5.11.4 (1); MCZ 38081 (1), 38160 (6), 38163 (1); USNM 113380 (1), 160852 (7, now 0, exchanged to MCZ). 53-54 (3, 8), 160861-64 (6, 3, 2, 3), 165560 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Howe & Springer 1993:14 [ref. 21812].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 160859
Journal   Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool.
Citation   v. 109 (no. 3)
Page   257
Illustrations   Figs. 6D, 10

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Etmopterus virens
Current Species   virens
Current Genus   Etmopterus
Current AuthorWI   Bigelow [H. B.], Schroeder [W. C.] & Springer [S.]
Current AuthorNI   Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer
Current Year   1953
Current Family   Etmopteridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   bathydemersal        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Found on the upper continental slopes. Occurs in schools. Feeds communally on squids.
Depth Range   From 348 to 465 meters.
   
Distribution   Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbbean Sea.

Current Summary   Valid as Etmopterus virens  Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer 1953. Etmopteridae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Etmopterus virens  Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer 1953 -- (Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:65 [ref. 14275], Compagno 1984:88 [ref. 6474], Castro-Aguirre & Garcia-Dominguez 1988:102 [ref. 19199], Espinosa Pérez & Huidobro Campos 1995:117 [ref. 22757], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:119 [ref. 23897], Compagno 1999:473 [ref. 25589], Soto 2001:98 [ref. 26637], Last et al. 2002:203 [ref. 26556], Compagno 2003:401 [ref. 26984], Kiraly et al. 2003:6 [ref. 28226], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:98 [ref. 27705], Castro 2011:112 [ref. 31457]).

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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
brachyurus Etmopterus brachyurus Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Smith 1912Valid
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
linnei Etmopterus linnei (Malm [A. W.] 1877)Synonym
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