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Paraliparis coracinus  Stein, Chernova & Andriashev, 2001

Black 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);  coracinus: From the Latin for jet-black..   More on author: Stein, Chernova, Andriashev.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 1205 m (Ref. 51661).   Deep-water

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Eastern Indian Ocean: off South Australia in the Great Australian Bight.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.0 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 54; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 50; Vertebrae: 62. Pectoral girdle with 4 radials, the lowest half-moon shaped, forming part of posterior margin of basal cartilaginous lamina; teeth not large, simple; chin pores touching each other, anterior skin fold present; subrostral fold absent; gill opening reaching ventrally in front of 4th pectoral ray; ventral end of gill opening and uppermost pectoral ray on horizontal with upper margin of pupil; pectoral with 2 notch rays rudimentary; head less than 20% SL, eye large, 27% HL, snout short, deeply rounded; body deep, about 1.3 HL, slight costal ridge present; head 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=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this 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 to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .