Paraliparis copei wilsoni Richards, 1966
Paraliparis copei wilsoni
photo by SFSA

Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  26 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 700 - 1830 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: known only from off Gabon and Namibia. Reported from South Africa (Ref. 30823).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 63-63; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 56-56. Specimens in alcohol: body blackish, head and fins black (Ref. 6632).
Biology:  Reported in depths of 700 - 1,134 meters (Ref. 51661).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.03.96
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 16.08.19

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