Paraliparis longicaecus Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  27.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 1431 - 1658 m,
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known only from the holotype, collected off the northwest edge of Mawson Bank, Ross Sea, at 1431–1658 m (Ref. 90026).
Diagnosis:  V 69, P 21, C 7. Radials 4 (3+1), R1, R3 notched; scapula with helve, coracoid with basal notch. Chin pores paired, surrounding tissue fold probably present. Teeth sharp canines. Premaxillary teeth about 30, decreasing in size anteriorly, uniserial except near symphysis, where irregularly bi-or tri-serial for about12 teeth; mandibular teeth smaller, uniserial, about 50. HL 19% SL, upper jaw about 43% HL, preanal fin length about 230, anus-anal fin origin about 130, chin pore interspace 4% HL. Pyloric caeca ~70% HL. Body color pale rosy white (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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