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Careproctus aureomarginatus  Andriashev, 1991

Marginate snailfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Etymology: Careproctus: Greek, kara = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335);  aureomarginatus: Name for its living coloration ('aureo' = gold; 'marginatus' = bordering)..   More on author: Andriashev.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 1665 m (Ref. 30823).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Southwest Atlantic: off the Falkland Islands.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 48; Anal soft rays: 43; Vertebrae: 54. Peritoneum dark brown. Caudal rays 12. The basal cartilaginous plate of the pectoral girdle includes 4, rounded (without notches), uniformly arranged radials; the lowermost of these is not separated from the third. Two pairs of small pleural ribs. Hypural plate with longitudinal fissure. Snout with a thick, deep fold above the upper lip. Gill opening above pectoral fin base. Supraorbital pores 2. Anterior mandibular pores close to each other. Head 32.1% SL; anteanal distance 40.5% SL (Ref. 41400).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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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. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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