Muraenolepis trunovi Balushkin & Prirodina, 2006
Trunov parketnik

Family:  Muraenolepididae (Eel cods)
Max. size:  24.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 730 - 860 m
Distribution:  Antarctic Atlantic: Lazarev Sea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 139-139; Anal soft rays: 102-102; Vertebrae: 73-73. Diagnosis: Differs from its congeners in having an elongated first dorsal fin, 16.9% SL (vs. 5.2-10.3% SL and the pectoral fin 17.7% in SL (vs. less than 13.5% SL); D2 137 and A 102 fin-rays; numerous vertebrae 73 (Ref. 57782).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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