Paraliparis nassarum Stein & Fitch, 1984
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  29.4 cm SL (male/unsexed); 31.8 cm SL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 900 - 1280 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: off southern California, USA and Baja California, Mexico.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 56-61; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 51-55; Vertebrae: 64-67. Caudal fin rays 8-9. Premaxillary teeth absent or 1-15 present anteriorly on each premaxillary. Complete set of uniserial row of simple triangular, anteriorly slanting canines on each side of lower jaw. Pectoral fins notched.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 01.12.02
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 03.05.19

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