Psednos longiventris Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  7.7 cm SL (female)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range - 1058 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: north central Chatham Rise off New Zealand.
Diagnosis:  This species is distinguished by having the following characters: long abdomen, distance from mandible to end of abdominal cavity about 187% HL; angle of mouth 60°; teeth lanceolate, sharp; premaxillary symphyseal gap absent, mandibular symphyseal gap narrow; no coronal pore; pectoral fin rays 16 (7+4+5); radials 4 (1+1+1+1), R1, R2 notched; stomach black, intestine creamy white (Ref. 92437).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 11.01.13

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