Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 2710 - 3080 m (Ref. 34289). Deep-water
Southeast Pacific: known only from the type caught in the Atakama Trench, near Arequipa.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 34289)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 48. Pleural ribs absent. Hypural plate single, no slit. Gill slit small but reaching ventrally past 4th pectoral ray. Pectoral fin not overlapping the anal fin origin; 5 notched rays, spaced, short to rudimentary (11+5+6). Head 19.8%, preanal 31.4%, disk 6.0%. Peritoneum black (Ref. 34289).
The only specimen known (46.5 mm SL, juvenile) was taken by a bottom trawl (Ref. 34289).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Andriashev, A.P., 1998. A review of recent studies of Southern Ocean Liparidae (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes). Cybium 22(3): 255-266. (Ref. 30823)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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