Paraliparis magnoculus Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  18 cm OT (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 950 - 1413 m,
Distribution:  Known from two Ross Sea locations: southeast of Iselin Bank at 1368 m, and from Scott Canyon at 950–1413 m (Ref. 90026).
Diagnosis:  Snout short, blunt, 19–25% HL, orbit exceptionally large, 36–39% HL, aAf 113% HL. Pectoral fin rays 23–24. Teeth simple, blunt canines, forming bands about four teeth wide. Four large pectoral radials (1+1+1+1), fin almost unnotched, upper ray about horizontal with oral cleft. Haemal spines of posterior four or five abdominal vertebrae present, gradually lengthening posteriorly (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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