Dense-scale lantern shark

The dense-scale lanternshark, Etmopterus pycnolepis, is a shark of the family Dalatiidae found in the southeast Pacific off Peru and Chile.

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The Dense-scale lantern shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 350 - 350 m environment.

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Common names

Dense-scale lantern shark in English
Veelschublantaarnhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Veelschublantaarnhaai in Unknown
壮乌鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
壮乌鲨 in Unknown
壯烏鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
壯烏鯊 in Unknown

Order : Squaliformes
Family : Etmopteridae
Genus : Etmopterus
Species : Etmopterus pycnolepis
Authority : Kotlyar, 1990