Paraliparis alius Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  33 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 1225 - 1332 m,
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known only from the holotype, collected SW of Iselin Seamount at depths of 1225–1332m (Ref. 90026).
Diagnosis:  V 71, A 57, C 6, P 20, radials 4 (3+1). Pectoral fin notch rays rudimentary. Teeth mostly uniserial, eye 22% HL, interorbital about 40% HL, 6% SL. Gill opening 14% HL, 2% SL. Opercular flap present, small, triangular. Dorsal fin insertion between V 6–7. Preanal fin length 46% SL, lower pectoral lobe distance 16% HL. Longest pyloric caeca flattened, thin-walled, 60% HL or longer. Body color pale purplish, mouth pale dusky (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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