Paraliparis australis Gilchrist, 1902
Paraliparis australis
photo by SFSA

Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 295 - 571 m
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: off Walvis Bay, Namibia and off Cape Point, South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 45-48; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 40-43. Specimens in alcohol are pale in color (Ref. 6632).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.03.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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