Scientific Name
Etmopterus molleri  
Etmopterus molleri莫氏烏鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Whitley, 1939) Depth 250 - 860M
Chinese 莫氏烏鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 烏鯊科 Economic Fish No 
Family F036 Etmopteridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 莫氏烏鯊 
Max Length 46 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 模拉里燈籠棘鮫、黑沙、模拉里烏鯊 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality About 30 miles east of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, depth 130 fathoms 
Synonyms Acanthidium molleri   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);李柏鋒(2003)碩士論文;中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Last, P.R. etc. 1994 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 李柏鋒 2003 
Specimen List ASIZP0054809. ASIZP0058270. ASIZP0058644. ASIZP0060241. ASIZP0060496. ASIZP0060499. ASIZP0061027. ASIZP0061425. ASIZP0061448. ASIZP0061449. ASIZP00622592014/8/25. ASIZP0062260. ASIZP0062482. ASIZP0062483. ASIZP0062484. ASIZP0067418. ASIZP0070594. ASIZP0073765. ASIZP0073777. ASIZP0073778. ASIZP0074863. ASIZP0075083. ASIZP0080106. ASIZP0080464. ASIZP0080510. ASIZP0802293. ASIZP0912293. ASIZP0916269. ASIZP0916280. ASIZP0916281. CAS214592. FRIP03206. NTMP0633. SIO00-155b.  
Common Name Slendertail lanternshark; Slendertail lantern shark; Blackbelly lanternshark; Mollers deepsea shark; Mollers lantern shark; Moller's lantern shark 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Small and slender, with a moderately elongate caudal peduncle and with flank denticles mostly arranged in regular rows. The base of the pelvic flank markings is inserted in advance of the origin of the second dorsal-fin spine, the anterior branch is shorter than the posterior branch, and the caudal marking is longer than the precaudal marking. Light brown above, black below, with a pale stripe on side and a black streak above and behind pelvic fins; belly luminous.
habitats Maximum total length about 46 cm. Probably demersal on the upper continental slope in depths of about 250 to 480 m. Biology and distribution poorly known. 
Distribution Northeast off Taiwan; Japan, eastern Australia, and New Zealand.