Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37020021

Species Etmopterus baxteri Garrick, 1957

Southern Lanternshark, Black Shark, New Zealand Lantern-shark, New Zealand Lanternshark, Seal Shark, Southern Lantern Shark, Stout Deepsea Shark


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Southern NSW, to VIC and TAS, but probably more widespread; temperate, disjunct (New Zealand and South Africa).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

830-1200 m in Australia, 220-1430 elsewhere.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
28-Apr-2011 MODIFIED