The Hawaiian lanternshark is a species of lanternshark that is named after where it is located, the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian Lanternshark Scientific Classification
The Hawaiian lanternshark is about 1.5 ft long. This shark is stout, with its body covered with dermal denticles. These dermal denticles are widely spaced apart and cover the shark’s snout.
Dorsally these sharks are black or brown and are even darker ventrally. At the tip of the pelvic fins, there are black edges.
Where do they live
Map Of The Hawaiian Lanternshark’s Habitat
These sharks live in the Pacific Ocean around Hawaii. Their depth range is between 1332 and 2989 feet.
While this is yet to be verified, these sharks are believed to be ovoviviparous.
Interactions with humans
The IUCN classifies this shark as “Least Concern” or “LC”.