Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

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CAAB: 37020027

Species Etmopterus bigelowi Shirai & Tachikawa, 1993

Smooth Lanternshark, Slender Lanternshark, Smooth Lantern Shark




New South Wales, Tasmania, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Bunbury, WA (33º20´S) to north-west of Port Hedland, WA (18ºS) and off Sydney, NSW (33º50´S) to off Maria Island, TAS (42º38´S); tropical, temperate, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

435-1440 m in Australia, 163-1000 m 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
12-Feb-2010 (import)