Paraliparis nigrolineatus Stein, 2012
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  7.3 cm TL (male/unsexed); 10.7 cm TL (female)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 1990 m,
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: known only from the holotype and the paratype, collected in the same tow from the northwest edge of Mawson Bank, Ross Sea, at 1954–1990 m (Ref. 90026).
Diagnosis:  V 74 (75), D 68 (~68), A 62 (~61), C 7 (7), pectoral radials 3, round, unnotched. Scapula with narrow helve, coracoid deeply notched at base. Pectoral rays 20-21, none rudimentary. Mouth horizontal, teeth stumpy canines in 11-12 oblique rows forming bands in both jaws, premaxillary bands wider. Chin pore pair close together but easily distinguishable, in a shallow depression with surrounding skin fold. Mid-ventral longitudinal abdominal dark line present. Preanal length 30-33% SL. (Ref. 90026).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Busson, Frédéric - 03.05.12
Modified by: Busson, Frédéric - 03.05.19

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