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Paraliparis ater  Stein, Chernova & Andriashev, 2001

Sooty 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);  ater: From the Latin ater, meaning black as soot..   More on author: Stein, Chernova, Andriashev.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 1000 m (Ref. 42734).   Deep-water

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Eastern Indian Ocean: west coast of Tasmania, Australia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 13 - ? cm
Max length : 12.4 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 62; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 53; Vertebrae: 67. Caudal-fin rays 8; 3 pectoral radials; first dorsal interneural between neural spines 3 and 4; mouth horizontal, subterminal, small; teeth simple, small; lower jaw subterminal; interorbital wide, 2.1 eye; chin pores with anterior common skin fold, interspace less than diameter; ventral end of gill opening and dorsal pectoral ray horizontal with lower half of eye; pectoral-fin rays 16+1+3, rudimentary notch rays absent; head 18.3% SL; nephrohaemal canal present; color black, peritoneum black (Ref. 42734).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on the continental slope. Benthic (Ref. 75154).

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Stein, D.L., N.V. Chernova and A.P. Andriashev, 2001. Snailfishes (Pisces: Liparidae) of Australia, including descriptions of thirty new species. Rec. Aust. Mus. 53:341-406. (Ref. 42734)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00184 - 0.00944), b=3.19 (2.99 - 3.39), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .