Psednos islandicus Chernova & Stein, 2002
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Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Max. size:  4.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1250 - 1500 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: south of Iceland.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 37-37; Anal soft rays: 33-33; Vertebrae: 43-43. Coronal pore present. Lower pectoral fin rays longer and thicker than upper lobe rays. Gill rakers unmodified. Coracoid half-moon shaped, helve absent. Mouth short, almost vertical, about 75° to horizontal. Skin pale, head beneath skin unpigmented (Ref. 43481).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 20.09.02
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 19.10.21

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