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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Liparidae Snailfishes

Genus: Acantholiparis

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2 species (see list below)

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Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Acantholiparis caecus
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Acantholiparis opercularis Gilbert & Burke, 1912

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Acantholiparis opercularis
[Spiny snailfish]
2 Species of Family Liparidae with Genus Acantholiparis
(Snailfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1969 Acantholiparis caecus Northeast Pacific 5.7 SL
1912 Acantholiparis opercularis Spiny snailfish North Pacific 7 SL



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