Volumen 40 - Número 1 - 2005
Nota Científica 

Etmopterus brachyurus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 (Chondrichthyes, Dalatiidae): primer registro en aguas del Pacífico oriental 

Jorge Oñate y Germán Pequeño


Universidad Austral de Chile, Instituto de Zoología “Ernst F. Kilian”, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile


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The first record of shorttail lanternshark Etmopterus brachyurus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912, in the eastern Pacific is communicated on the basis of one specimen, male, 520 mm TL (MNHNC P. 7247), captured in waters to the west of Desventuradas Islands, Chile. Morphometric data of the specimen in comparison with those of the holotype description are provided. 

Palabras clave: Fishes shorttail, lanternshark, biogeography, Chile 



1Laboratorio de Zooplancton, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología,Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. A. P. 70-305, 04510 México, D. F. México