Paraliparis epacrognathus Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  28.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 1431 - 1658 m,
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known only from the holotype, collected off the northwest edge of Mawson Bank, Ross Sea, at 1431–1658 m (Ref. 90026).
Diagnosis:  V 67, D 60, A 51, C 7, P 21. Lower jaw forming a sharp angle at symphysis; chin pores at symphyseal knob. Teeth primarily uniserial, irregularly biserial near symphysis. Upper and lower jaws long, 53% HL. Pectoral fin notch rays present as rudiments reduced to bases only. Radials 4 (3+1), R1 and R3 smaller than R2 and R4. Coracoid notch absent (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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