Rough sagre

The great lanternshark, Etmopterus princeps, is a shark of the family Dalatiidae found in the northeast and northwest Atlantic.

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The Rough sagre lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 300 - 2213 m , usually 300 - 2000 m environment.

The rough sagre is a slender and small deep water shark. Both dorsal fins have an associated spine at their origin. This shark is of uniform colour being black or brownish black. It grows to a maximum size of approximately 75 cm (30 inches). More

Overview - The rough sagre is also known as the great lanternshark. The name comes from the fact that many sharks in this family can emit a green light from their bellies. More

Range: The rough sagre occurs in both the western and eastern North Atlantic. In the western North Atlantic it is present off southern Nova Scotia to southern New England. More

Rough sagre: smooth dogfish: spiny dogfish the great white shark occurs in surface waters and down photo of tooth modified from sharks, rolling shutter digital fix hv20 history and. More

Rough Sagre Whale Basking Tiger Thresher Shortfin Mako Blue Porbeagle Sand Tiger Sharpnose Oceanic Whitetip Dusky Smooth Hammerhead Portug 75. More

The rough sagre shark is also known as the great lantern shark for its ability to emit a green light from its belly. More

Common names

Brunkäxa in Swedish (Svenska)
Collett's búksvarti háur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Dökkháfur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Futo-karasuzame in Japanese (日本語)
Great lantern shark in English
great lanternshark in English
Großer Laternenhai in German (Deutsch)
Großer schwarzer Dornhai in German (Deutsch)
Grote lantaarnhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Grote lantaarnhaai in Unknown
Lyshaj in Danish (dansk)
rough sagre in English
Sagre rude in French (français)
Tollo lucero in Spanish (español)
Tollo lucero raspa in Spanish (español)
棘鱗烏鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
棘鱗烏鯊 in Unknown
棘鳞乌鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
棘鳞乌鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Squaliformes
Family : Etmopteridae
Genus : Etmopterus
Species : Etmopterus princeps
Authority : Collett, 1904