Liparis fucensis  Gilbert, 1896

Slipskin snailfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Etymology: Liparis: Greek, liparos = fat (Ref. 45335);  fucensis: Named for Juan de Fuca Strait, its type locality (Ref. 6885).   More on author: Gilbert.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 225 - 388 m (Ref. 2850).   Temperate

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Eastern Pacific: southeastern Bering Sea and Unimak Pass, eastern Aleutian Islands to Crescent City and San Simeon Point, central California, USA.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2850)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 33-35; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 27 - 29. Caudal narrow, rounded. Pectorals with a rounded upper part; lower part with longer, exserted rays on the ventral edge.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs near shore and to 388 m depth (Ref.2850). Feeds on shrimps and other crustaceans (Ref. 6885).

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Chernova, N.V., 2008. Systematics and phylogeny of fish of the genus Liparis (Liparidae, Scorpaeniformes). J. Ichthyol. 48(10):831-852. (Ref. 79981)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 3.1 - 7.8, mean 4.8 (based on 34 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00452 - 0.02213), b=3.06 (2.87 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.55 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .