Paraliparis tangaroa Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  13.3 cm OT (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 966 - 1153 m,
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known only from a single specimen collected on Iselin Seamount in the Ross Sea at 966–1153 m depth.
Diagnosis:  Teeth uniserial for more than posterior half of premaxilla, and almost all of mandible. V 14+?, P 20, C ? Dorsal fin with two rayless anterior pterygiophores, the first between V 4–5, first ray between V 6–7. Chin pores unusually closely paired, their distance about 1% HL; anterior crescent-shaped tissue fold possibly present. Predorsal length about 124% HL. Pectoral fin notch rays rudimentary. Radials 4 (1+1+1+1). Subdermal gelatinous tissue not well developed. Body color white (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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