Osteodiscus andriashevi Pitruk & Fedorov, 1990
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  17.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 766 - 1950 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Sea of Okhotsk.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 52-53; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 46-49; Vertebrae: 55-59. Abdominal disk large, its rays long, fine under thin skin over entire length; a narrow free fold of skin around the disk with unthickened bordering edge, two anterior rays attached to anterior process of pelvis; jaw teeth simple with blunt cusps, with lateral cusps in the posterior rows; pores of the seismosensory system on the head not enlarged; single suprabranchial pore; pectoral fin without notch; pleural ribs absent; epipleural ribs present; one reduced epural (Ref. 41724).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.02.02
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 25.10.05

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