Paraliparis balgueriasi Matallanas, 1999
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  12.6 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 529 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: Weddell Sea, Antarctica.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 48-48; Anal soft rays: 43-43. Caudal fin rays 11; unslit hypural plate; mouth oblique and lower jaw slightly projecting; very large gill slit (46.9% HL), extending ventrally in front of 15-16 pectoral fin rays; pectoral fin deeply notched, with 4 rudimentary rays; internal teeth larger, with two small lateral shoulders; peritoneum light with small brown spots (Ref. 36325).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.02.02
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 03.05.19

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