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NounEdit

lanternshark (plural lanternsharks)

  1. Any dogfish shark of the genus Etmopterus.
    • 1997, Leighton R. Taylor, Sharks and Rays, page 192:
      A variety of features distinguish blackbelly lanternsharks from the other lanternsharks. These include the arrangement and number of their denticles, and subtle differences in fin size and coloration.