Psednos cathetostomus Chernova & Stein, 2002
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  4.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 309 - 2030 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Mexico and USA.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 38-38; Vertebrae: 42-43. Body pale, stomach partly pigmented; cardiac region dark, blackish brown. Coronal pore present. Gill opening insertion low, its dorsal end on horizontal with mid-suborbital space. Gill rakers unmodified. Pyloric caeca padlike, pale like the pyloric region (Ref. 43481).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.09.02
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