Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae
Etymology: Squaloliparis: Latin, squalidus = pale, weak + Greek, liparis = fat; dentatus: Named for its unusual dentition.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 120 - 900 m (Ref. 51661). Deep-water
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 28160)
Northwest Pacific: off Okhotsk coast of Hokkaido, Japan and off western coast of Kamchatka.
Kido, K., 1988. Phylogeny of the family Liparididae, with the taxonomy of the species found around Japan. Mem. Fac. Fish. Hokkaido Univ. (35)2:125-256. (Ref. 28160)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00513 (0.00194 - 0.01353), b=3.21 (2.98 - 3.44), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (45 of 100) .