Paraliparis variabilidens, Variable-toothed snailfish

Paraliparis variabilidens Murasaki, Takami & Fukui, 2019

Variable-toothed snailfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Etymology: Paraliparis: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, liparis = fat (Ref. 45335);  variabilidens: Name derived from Latin 'variabilis' for variable and 'dens' for tooth; referring to its mixed simple and trilobate teeth.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 1462 - 1562 m (Ref. 120238).   Deep-water

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Northwest Pacific: Japan.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.2 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 62; Anal soft rays: 57; Vertebrae: 67. This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: total vertebrae 67; dorsal-fin rays 62; anal-fin rays 57; pectoral-fin rays 26 or 27; caudal-fin rays 9 (including 2 procurrent rays); pyloric caeca ca. 12; both jaws with mixed simple and trilobate teeth; eye diameter 18.1% HL; the gill slit extending ventrally in front of 2nd pectoral-fin ray base; deeply notched pectoral fin. Colour of body dusky, peritoneum black and stomach pale (Ref. 120238).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Ovary pouch-like, translucent whitish, with unripe ovarian eggs (0.20 mm in maximum diameter) (Ref. 120238).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Murasaki, K., M. Takami and A. Fukui, 2019. Paraliparis variabilidens, a new snailfsh (Liparidae) from the Suruga Trough, Japan. Ichthyol. Res. (2019):1-6. (Ref. 120238)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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FAO(Publication : search) | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = No PD50 data   [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):  3.3   ±0.5 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):   (0 of 100) .