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Prognatholiparis ptychomandibularis  Orr & Busby, 2001

Wrinkle-jaw snailfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Etymology: Prognatholiparis: Greek, pro = in front of + gnathos = jaw + Liparis, a genus of snailfishes, referring to the protruding jaw, which distinguishes this genus from all other liparid genera.;  ptychomandibularis: Name from Greek 'ptychos' = fold + Latin 'mandibula' = jaw, referring to the skin folds on the snout and along the ventral margin of the mandible.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 455 - 455 m (Ref. 51661).   Deep-water

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57784)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 37; Anal soft rays: 30; Vertebrae: 41. This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: projecting lower jaw anterior to upper jaw; distinct flaps and folds of skin on snout, upper jaw, and ventral portion of mandible; large pelvic disc 37.4% HL; slender body; depth at pectoral fin base 20.5% SL, at anal-fin origin 19.0% SL; 2-6-8-1 pattern of cephalic lateralis pores, no coronal and post coronal pores; 2 epurals that are fused at the base; autogenous hypural plates; with pleural ribs; no pseudobranchiae; no subcutaneous layer; no pyloric caeca (Ref. 57784).

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Northeast Pacific: Seguam Pass, east of Seguam Island.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Species typical of moderately deep waters. Holotype had ostracods and rocks found in its stomach (Ref. 57784). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

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Orr, J.W. and M.S. Busby, 2001. Prognatholiparis ptychomandibularis, a new genus and species of the fish family Liparidae (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 114(1):51-57. (Ref. 57784)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.