Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae
Etymology: Paraliparis: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, liparis = fat (Ref. 45335). More on author: Andriashev.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 1070 - 2000 m (Ref. 30823). Deep-water; 56°S - 57°S
Southern Ocean: Banzare Seamount and Elan Seamount.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 27.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5196)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 52 - 56;
Vertebrae: 67 - 70. This species is characterized by the following: simple and uniserial (except symphysis) teeth on lower jaw, 70-85 in a single row; gill rakers 10; strongly approximated chin; small opercular opening, close to diameter of pupil; with small opercular lobe; pectoral fin notch deep and without rudimentary rays; head 16-19%, anteanal distance 41.5-45.5% SL. Colour of body pinkish-lilac, peritoneum black, stomach light (Ref. 44814).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Stein, D.L. and A.P. Andriashev, 1990. Liparididae. p. 231-255. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. (Ref. 5196)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [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
): 3.6 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .