Paraliparis plicatus Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  28.6 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 1431 - 1658 m,
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known only from the type, collected between 1431–1658 m on the northwest edge of Mawson Bank (Ref. 90026).
Diagnosis:  Chin pores closely paired with an anterior crescent-shaped tissue fold. Teeth uniserial in premaxilla except near symphysis, where irregularly bi-or tri-serial for 9-10 teeth; mandibular teeth uniserial, gradually smaller anteriorly. V 66, P 21, C 7. Radials 4 (3+1), unnotched; scapula with strong helve, coracoid with a narrow dorsal slit. HL 16% SL, upper jaw about 36, anus-anal fin origin 177, chin pore interspace 2-3% HL. Body color purplish (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Busson, Frédéric - 03.05.12
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 03.05.19

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