Notoliparis kermadecensis (Nielsen, 1964)
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  25.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 6660 - 7261 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Kermadec Trench.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 57-57; Anal soft rays: 53-53; Vertebrae: 65-65. This species is distinguished by the following characters: vertebrae 65, dorsal fin rays 57, anal fin rays 53, caudal fin rays 14, pectoral fin rays 32-33; head width about equal to its length; posterior edge of disk directly below upper part of pectoral fin base; short pectoral fin, its posterior end far anterior to anal fin origin; head 19-21%, preanal 45-48% (37 in juvenile), disk 5-7% SL (7.1 in juvenile) (Ref., 92437).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.04.00
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 10.01.13

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