Paraliparis edwardsi (Vaillant, 1888)
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  8.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Off Morocco.
Diagnosis:  This species is characterized by the following: head 22%SL; slanting mouth; simple teeth, small and numerous (> 35 rows); lower lobe of pectoral fin (externally) isolated (not connected to the upper lobe by a fin membrane), upper lobe with 11-13 rays; pectoral fin inferior in position with upper ray at he level of the posterior margin of the slanting mouth; radials 3 (2 + 0 + 1), rounded; dorsal fin origin above the posterior margin of the pectoral fin; brown skin, black peritoneum (Ref. 83988).
Biology:  Only one specimen (Ref. 4702).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.10.00
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 03.05.19

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