Paraliparis macropterus Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  19.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 1990 m,
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known from three trawls taken on Iselin Bank and NW Mawson Bank at depths between 1133–1990 m (Ref. 90026).
Diagnosis:  V 66–67 (9–10+56–57), P 14–15 (10+1–2+3), notch rays rudimentary; gill opening long, 71–74% HL, extending over all or almost all rays, to base of lower pectoral-fin lobe; UPL 34–36% SL, extending to 14th or 15th anal-fin ray; LPL 23–28% SL, extending posteriorly to at least second or third anal-fin ray; pectoral radials 4. HL 18–25% SL. A distinct notch present at symphysis of premaxillae, matching a protrusion at symphysis of lower jaw (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Busson, Frédéric - 03.05.12
Modified by: Busson, Frédéric - 03.05.19

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