Molecular/Barcoding Data

This page is an in-development cooperative work with SCOR WG157 (MetaZooGene,   The "MZG" plots and information tables below summarize known observations of this taxa (Etmopterus) and locations associated with GenBank barcodes for this taxa or taxa group (red stars).   Additional information on this taxa is available at

Map Views:   [   World   |   NATL   |   Mediterranean   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   |   Southern   ]

In the map above, light blue circles indicate where this taxa has been observed in COPEPOD or OBIS.
Red stars indicate locations where genus-level or species-level barcoding samples exist in GenBank or BOLD.

The table below shows the values plotted in the bargraph above.   Ocean columns indicate taxa has been observed in that ocean.

Sibling-taxa of this
# of Species
Observed in
# of Species
barcoded in
# of these
with GeoLocation
Etmopterus baxteri111
Etmopterus bigelowi111
Etmopterus brachyurus110
Etmopterus bullisi100
Etmopterus carteri100
Etmopterus caudistigmus100
Etmopterus compagnoi111
Etmopterus decacuspidatus100
Etmopterus dianthus110
Etmopterus dislineatus110
Etmopterus evansi100
Etmopterus fusus110
Etmopterus gracilispinis110
Etmopterus granulosus111
Etmopterus hillianus100
Etmopterus litvinovi100
Etmopterus lucifer111
Etmopterus molleri111
Etmopterus perryi100
Etmopterus polli110
Etmopterus princeps111
Etmopterus pseudosqualiolus110
Etmopterus pusillus111
Etmopterus pycnolepis100
Etmopterus robinsi100
Etmopterus schultzi111
Etmopterus sentosus110
Etmopterus spinax111
Etmopterus splendidus100
Etmopterus unicolor111
Etmopterus viator110
Etmopterus villosus100
Etmopterus virens111

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-06