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Etmopterus benchleyi
- ninja lanternshark

Requin découvert par Shark Research Center en 2015.


Morphologie

 


Corps cylindrique ;


Tête conique déprimée vers l'arrière ; Peau noire et gencives bleues;

 5 paires de fentes branchiales ;





Fait partie des lanternes car il est capable de briller dans le noir. Son corps est couvert de cellules photophores, capables de capter et d’émettre de la lumière. Il peut ainsi se confondre avec la lumière qui peut parfois atteindre sa zone de prédation.

 


 

 

Caractéristiques
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  Taille Jusqu'à 50 cm.
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  Masse  
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  Nocturne/Diurne  
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  Alimentation Poissons osseux.
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  Habitat Il évolue entre 800 et 1 400 m.
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  Distribution
Eaux du Pacifique, au large de l'Amérique Centrale.
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Maturité sexuelle

 
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Mode de reproduction

 
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  Période de reproduction  
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  Espérance de vie  
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  IUCN Liste rouge DD
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Distribution
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Reproduction
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Dangers
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  Dangerosité

Aucune.

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  Degré
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  Exploitation humaine Aucune.
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Particularités
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Classification
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  Règne Animalia
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  Embranchement Chordata
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  Classe Chondrochtyes
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  Sous-classe Elasmobranchii
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  Super-ordre Euselachii
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  Ordre Squaliformes
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  Famille Etmopteridae
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  Genre Etmopterus
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  Espèce Etmopterus benchleyi
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Photos
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Vidéos
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