Etmopterus samadiae White, Ebert, Mana & Corrigan, 2017c,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 15

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4411.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A58-FFA0-9BF6-FE7158ED8DF8

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Plazi

scientific name

Etmopterus samadiae White, Ebert, Mana & Corrigan, 2017c
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Etmopterus samadiae White, Ebert, Mana & Corrigan, 2017c 

Papuan Lanternshark

Etmopterus samadiae White, Ebert, Mana & Corrigan, 2017c: 340  , figs 1–6, 7d, 8. Holotype: NTUM 10078. Type locality: Madang, Papua New Guinea.

Local synonymy: Etmopterus  sp.— Fricke et al., 2014: 14 (Madang Province). Etmopterus samadiae  —White et al. (2017c): 340, figs 1–6, 7d, 8 (northern PNG); White et al., 2018: 56, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (17 spec.) ASIZ P.73777 (paratype), adult male 230 mm TL  , ASIZ P.73778 (paratype), female 188 mm TL, ASIZ P.73765 (paratype), pregnant female 277 mm TL, off Lae, Huon Gulf, Morobe Province , 06°51.841' S, 147°04.672' E, 395–406 m depth, 22 Aug. 2010GoogleMaps  ; ASIZ P0080739 (6 specimens), 235–275 mm TL, off Madang, 5°00.43' S, 145°49.74' E, 460–466 m depth, 2 Oct. 2010GoogleMaps  ; ASIZ P0080734, female 224 mm TL, off Madang, 5°01.27' S, 145°49.74' E, 502–529 m depth, 2 Oct. 2010GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10078 (holotype), adult male 265 mm TL, east of Malmal Passage , Madang, 05°07' S, 145°50' E, 527–539 m depth, 30 Nov. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10313 (paratype), female 269 mm TL, northern Cape King William , Morobe Province, 06°00' S, 147°38' E, 785 m depth, 10 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10314 (paratype), female 258 mm TL, Astrolabe Bay , Madang, 05°22' S, 145°48' E, 420–490 m depth, 14 Dec 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10315 (paratype), female 154 mm TL, Astrolabe Bay , Madang, 05°22' S, 145°48' E, 340–385 m depth, 14 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10316 (3 specimens; paratypes), female 177 mm TL, subadult male 201 mm TL, female 228 mm TL, west of Kairiru Island , East Sepik, 03°19' S, 143°27' E, 422–425 m depth, 19 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  .

Remarks: First recorded in PNG by Fricke et al. (2014) as Etmopterus  sp.; recently described as a new species by White et al. (2017c), endemic to PNG. Most similar to Etmopterus brachyurus (Smith & Radcliffe in Smith, 1912)  from the Northwest Pacific. Endemic to PNG.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Squaliformes

Family

Dalatiidae

Genus

Etmopterus

Loc

Etmopterus samadiae White, Ebert, Mana & Corrigan, 2017c

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred 2018
2018
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Etmopterus samadiae

White, Ebert, Mana & Corrigan 2017: 340
2017
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Etmopterus samadiae

White, Ebert, Mana & Corrigan 2017
2017
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Etmopterus

Rafinesque 1810
1810