Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes
(Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae
Etymology: Palmoliparis: Latin, palma = palm + Greek, liparis = fat (Ref. 45335); beckeri: The name is dedicated to Vladimir Eduardovich Becker (1925-1995), a remarkable man and an outstanding Russian ichthyologist (Ref. 27673).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 200 - 800 m (Ref. 51661), usually 300 - 500 m (Ref. 56381). Deep-water
Northwest Pacific: northern Kuril Islands
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 42.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56381); common length : 29.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56381); max. published weight: 1.1 kg (Ref. 56381); max. reported age: 8 years (Ref. 56381)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 45;
Vertebrae: 57 - 58. Head strongly compressed, upper side of head flattened, interocular space wide due to large, rounded slopes of frontalia prominent above eye. Snout not prominent beyond maxilla. Mouth terminal, horizontal. Maxilla short, reaching posteriad not beyond anterior edge of orbit. Teeth small, tricuspid; nostril tubular. Gill slit small, not reaching downwards to the first ray of pectoral fin. Opercular lobe triangular. Body deep. Gradually narrowing towards tail. Skin naked, thin and loose (Ref. 27673).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Balushkin, A.V., 1996. A new genus and species of liparid fish Palmoliparis beckeri from the northern Kurile Islands (Scorpaeniformes, Liparidae) with consideration of phylogeny of the family. J. Ichthyol. 36(4):281-287. (Ref. 27673)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
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Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01445 (0.00671 - 0.03113), b=3.01 (2.81 - 3.21), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.7 ±0.62 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .