The dwarf lanternshark (Etmopterus perryi) is a little-known species of dogfish shark in the family Etmopteridae and possibly the smallest shark in the world, ...
The smallest shark, a
Body strongly marked with light and dark areas, streaks and spots; very small ( probably the smallest shark) with a somewhat flattened head and snout (its depth ...
The smallest, at only seven inches, is the
Habitat and Ecology: Recorded from the upper continental slope at depths of 283 to 439 m (Springer and Burgess 1985, Compagno, in prep. a). Ovoviviparous.