Paraliparis incognita Stein & Tompkins, 1989
Paraliparis incognita
photo by Voskoboinikova, O.

Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 360 - 800 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: circumpolar.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 48-52; Anal soft rays: 41-48; Vertebrae: 54-58. Snouts jutting slightly past the mouth, thus subterminal (Ref. 34661); radialia 3; all radials round; gill slit expands ventrally in front of four pectoral rays (Ref. 36325).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.04.00
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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