Bathylagichthys parini Kobyliansky, 1990
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Family:  Bathylagidae (Deep-sea smelts)
Max. size:  11.95 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range 20 - 70 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal soft rays: 12-12; Vertebrae: 47-47. Branchiostegal rays 3. Supraorbital extending far behind to the middle of the orbit. Interorbital space narrower than the orbital diameter in specimens 8-12 cm SL. Canals of subcutaneous vascular system of the trunk forming anastomoses on the sides below the lateral line. Pyloric caeca 13-14 (Ref. 41239).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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