Samaretta perexilis Voronina & Suzumoto, 2017
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Family:  Samaridae (Crested flounders)
Max. size:  3.9 cm SL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 470 - 512 m
Distribution:  Southeastern Pacific: submarine mountains, Tuamotu Archipelago.
Diagnosis:  This species is distinguished by the following characters: body slender, BD less than head depth and 3.5 or more in the SL, large head, 3.5 or less in the SL; large eye, with diameter less than 3 in HL; very short anterior dorsal fin rays, length about 1/2 of eye diameter; four ocular-side pectoral fin rays; six paired abdominal vertebrae parapophyses; lateral-line canals of the head considerably reduced; trunk canals absent on both sides of body; caudal rays branched except two uppermost and two lowermost simple, scales minute.
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 06 November 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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