Liparis callyodon (Pallas, 1814)
Spotted snailfish
Liparis callyodon
photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  12.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 20 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Bering Sea coast of Alaska to the western Aleutian Islands and Oregon, USA.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 33-37; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 26-30; Vertebrae: 39-42. Caudal fin rays 10, pyloric caeca 42-66 (Ref. 50520).
Biology:  Occurs in tide pools and other intertidal areas (Ref. 2850).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 26.11.14
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 25.09.96

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