Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae
Etymology: Notoliparis: Greek, noton = back + Greek, liparos = fat (Ref. 45335); macquariensis: Named after the type locality south of the Macquarie Plateau, the Macquarie-Hjort trench (Ref. 11892). More on author: Andriashev.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 5400 - 5410 m (Ref. 30823). Deep-water; 54°S - 55°S
Southwest Pacific: Macquarie-Hjort Trench, south of the Macquarie Plateau.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11892)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 44 - 46;
Vertebrae: 56 - 58. This species is characterized by the following: ventral mouth transverse; strongly reduced eyes (2.3-2.6% SL); very distinctive cephalic seismosensory pores; with coronial pore, 2 postcoronal pores, 3 pores in the temporal canal and 1 suprabranchial; head ca. 24% anteanal distance 37-38%, disk 9-10% SL; unpigmented branchial cavity and mouth, peritoneum and organs in abdominal cavity (Ref. 44814).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Miller, R.G., 1993. A history and atlas of the fishes of the Antarctic Ocean. Foresta Institute, Nevada. 792 p. (Ref. 11892)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00457 (0.00217 - 0.00962), b=3.17 (2.98 - 3.36), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .