A new lanternshark, found near Papua New Guinea

Main report: Etmopterus samadiae n. sp., a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from Papua New Guinea.
(South American Ichthyology (Facebook))
Other Reporting: Shark References
Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Etmopterus samadiae
Common Name: Papuan Lanternshark
Species named for: Dr Sarah Samadi
Categories: Fish | New Species

Etmopterus samadiae is a relatively small, slender, species of lanternshark.  Nine specimens were identified, from  527–539 m depth, east of Malmal Passage, Madang, Papua New Guinea.

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