Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Liparidae Snailfishes

Genus: Paraliparis

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



145 species
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Paraliparis abyssorum
[]
No picture found
Atlantic, Antartic
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL

 
Paraliparis acutidens
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Paraliparis adustus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Paraliparis albeolus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Paraliparis albescens
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm TL

 
Paraliparis alius
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 3.6 cm TL

 
Paraliparis amerismos
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis andriashevi
[]

Photo by Eastman, J.T.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Paraliparis antarcticus Regan, 1914

Photo by Eastman, J.T.
 
Paraliparis antarcticus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Paraliparis anthracinus
[Coalskin snailfish]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Paraliparis aspersus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis ater
[Sooty snailfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Paraliparis atramentatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis atrolabiatus
[Darklip snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific

 
Paraliparis attenuatus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Paraliparis auriculatus
[Smallcheek snailfish]
No picture found
Southeastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis australiensis
[Australian snailfish]

Photo by SFSA

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Paraliparis australis Gilchrist, 1902

Photo by SFSA
 
Paraliparis australis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis avellaneus
[Nutty snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis badius
[Dark brown snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Paraliparis balgueriasi
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Arctic to Northeast Atlan
Max. Length 25.3 cm SL
Paraliparis bathybius (Collett, 1879)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis bathybius
[Black seasnail]
No picture found
North Atlantic
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis bipolaris
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis brunneocaudatus
[Browntail snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Paraliparis brunneus
[Brown snailfish]
No picture found
Gulf of Alaska.
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis bullacephalus
[Bubble-head snailfish]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Paraliparis calidus Cohen, 1968

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis calidus
[Lowfin snailfish]
No picture found
The holotype was captured
Max. Length 28.2 cm TL

 
Paraliparis camilarus
[]
No picture found
Antarctica
Max. Length 31 cm TL

 
Paraliparis caninus
[]
No picture found
Southeastern Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Paraliparis carlbondi
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Paraliparis cephalus Gilbert, 1892

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis cephalus
[Swellhead snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis cerasinus
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic

 
Paraliparis challengeri
[]

Photo by MNHN

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Paraliparis charcoti Duhamel, 1992

Photo by MNHN
 
Paraliparis charcoti
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Paraliparis copei copei Goode & Bean, 1896

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis copei copei
[Blacksnout seasnail]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Paraliparis copei gibbericeps
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 22.1 cm TL

 
Paraliparis copei kerguelensis
[]

Photo by SFSA

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Paraliparis copei wilsoni Richards, 1966

Photo by SFSA
 
Paraliparis copei wilsoni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Paraliparis coracinus
[Black snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis costatus
[Black ribbed snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Paraliparis csiroi
[Loweye snailfish]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Paraliparis dactyloides
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Paraliparis dactylosus
[Red snailfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL

 
Paraliparis darwini
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Paraliparis deani
[Prickly snailfish]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Paraliparis debueni
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis delphis
[Dolphin snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis devriesi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis dewitti
[Brown ribbed snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis diploprora
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Paraliparis dipterus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis duhameli
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Paraliparis eastmani
[Thickskin snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis edwardsi
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 28.1 cm TL

 
Paraliparis ekaporus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Paraliparis eltanini
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis entochloris
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 28.1 cm TL

 
Paraliparis epacrognathus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Paraliparis exilis
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific

 
Paraliparis fimbriatus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Paraliparis freeborni
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis fuscolingua
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL

 
Paraliparis galapagosensis
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Atlantic
Max. Length 14.2 cm NG
Paraliparis garmani Burke, 1912

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis garmani
[Pouty seasnail]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Paraliparis gomoni
[Squarechin snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Paraliparis gracilis
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Paraliparis grandis Schmidt, 1950

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Paraliparis grandis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Paraliparis haploporus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.1 cm TL

 
Paraliparis hawaiiensis
[]
No picture found
Southeastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis hobarti
[Palepore snailfish]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Paraliparis holomelas
[Ebony snailfish]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Paraliparis hubbsi
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL

 
Paraliparis hureaui
[]
No picture found
Atlantic Ocean

 
Paraliparis hystrix
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis impariporus
[Unipore snailfish]

Photo by Voskoboinikova, O.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Paraliparis incognita Stein & Tompkins, 1989

Photo by Voskoboinikova, O.
 
Paraliparis incognita
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Paraliparis infeliciter
[Badluck snailfish]
No picture found
Atlantic, Antartic
Max. Length 27.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis kocki
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis kreffti
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Paraliparis labiatus
[Biglip snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis lasti
[Rusty snailfish]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL
Paraliparis latifrons Garman, 1899

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis latifrons
[Bigpored snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Paraliparis leobergi
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis leucogaster
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Paraliparis leucoglossus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic

 
Paraliparis liparinus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 27.4 cm TL

 
Paraliparis longicaecus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis macrocephalus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 19.9 cm TL

 
Paraliparis macropterus
[]
No picture found
Known from two Ross Sea l
Max. Length 18 cm OT

 
Paraliparis magnoculus
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis mandibularis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Paraliparis mawsoni
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis megalopus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis meganchus
[Slit branchial paraliparis]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Paraliparis melanobranchus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Paraliparis membranaceus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 26.2 cm TL

 
Paraliparis mentikoilon
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Paraliparis mento
[]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Paraliparis meridionalis
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Paraliparis merodontus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Paraliparis mexicanus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Paraliparis molinai
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 23.6 cm SL

 
Paraliparis monoporus
[]
No picture found
Mediterranean Sea

 
Paraliparis murieli
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31.8 cm SL

 
Paraliparis nassarum
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Paraliparis neelovi
[]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 13.6 cm TL

 
Paraliparis nigellus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 10.7 cm TL

 
Paraliparis nigrolineatus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 29.8 cm TL

 
Paraliparis nullansa
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 10.1 cm TL

 
Paraliparis obliquosus
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis obtusirostris
[Bluntsnout snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Paraliparis operculosus
[Longeared snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 21.5 cm TL

 
Paraliparis orbitalis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis orcadensis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 28.2 cm TL

 
Paraliparis parviradialis
[]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL
Paraliparis paucidens Stein, 1978

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis paucidens
[Toothless snailfish]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis pearcyi
[]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 21.8 cm SL

 
Paraliparis pectoralis
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis penicillus
[Comet snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Paraliparis piceus
[Tarred snailfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis plagiostomus
[Sharkmouth snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 28.6 cm TL

 
Paraliparis plicatus
[]
No picture found
Atlantic, Antarctic
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis porcus
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Paraliparis posteroporus
[]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Paraliparis pseudokreffti
[]
No picture found
Southeastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis retrodorsalis
[Shortfin snailfish]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Paraliparis rosaceus Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Paraliparis rosaceus
[Pink snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Paraliparis rossi
[]
No picture found
Southeastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Paraliparis skeliphrus
[]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Paraliparis somovi
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis stehmanni
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 13.3 cm OT

 
Paraliparis tangaroa
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Paraliparis tasmaniensis
[Tasmanian snailfish]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis tetrapteryx
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean. Three su
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Paraliparis thalassobathyalis
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis tompkinsae
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis trilobodon
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean

 
Paraliparis trunovi
[]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Paraliparis ulochir
[Broadfin snailfish]
No picture found
Northwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Paraliparis vaillanti
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Paraliparis valentinae
[]
No picture found
Arctic
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Paraliparis violaceus
[]
No picture found
Antarctica
Max. Length 3.7 cm TL

 
Paraliparis vipera
[]
No picture found
Southern Ocean
Max. Length 31.8 cm TL

 
Paraliparis voroninorum
[]
No picture found
Antarctic, Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Paraliparis wolffi
[]



145 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paraliparis abyssorum Northeast Atlantic 11.3 SL 1997
Paraliparis acutidens Atlantic, Antartic 13.2 TL 2006
Paraliparis adustus Northwest Pacific 15 SL 2009
Paraliparis albeolus Northwest Pacific 1950
Paraliparis albescens Eastern Central Pacific 1915
Paraliparis alius Southern Ocean 33 TL 2012
Paraliparis amerismos Southern Ocean 3.6 TL 2012
Paraliparis andriashevi Southern Ocean 1989
Paraliparis antarcticus Southern Ocean 16.3 SL 1914
Paraliparis anthracinus Coalskin snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 13.3 SL 2001
Paraliparis aspersus Southwest Atlantic 1992
Paraliparis ater Sooty snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 12.4 SL 2001
Paraliparis atramentatus Northwest Pacific 6.9 SL 1912
Paraliparis atrolabiatus Darklip snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 11.4 SL 2001
Paraliparis attenuatus Eastern Central Pacific 1899
Paraliparis auriculatus Smallcheek snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 13.1 SL 2001
Paraliparis australiensis Australian snailfish Southeastern Indian Ocean 16.4 SL 2001
Paraliparis australis Southeast Atlantic 5 TL 1902
Paraliparis avellaneus Nutty snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 13.2 SL 2001
Paraliparis badius Dark brown snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 8.2 SL 2001
Paraliparis balgueriasi Southern Ocean 12.6 TL 1999
Paraliparis bathybius Black seasnail Arctic to Northeast Atlan 25.3 SL 1879
Paraliparis bipolaris North Atlantic 9.2 SL 1997
Paraliparis brunneocaudatus Browntail snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 12.7 SL 2001
Paraliparis brunneus Brown snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 15.1 SL 2001
Paraliparis bullacephalus Bubble-head snailfish Gulf of Alaska. 9.4 SL 2009
Paraliparis calidus Lowfin snailfish Western Atlantic 14.2 SL 1968
Paraliparis camilarus The holotype was captured 28.2 TL 2012
Paraliparis caninus Antarctica 31 TL 2011
Paraliparis carlbondi Southeastern Pacific 11 SL 2005
Paraliparis cephalus Swellhead snailfish North Pacific 8.4 SL 1892
Paraliparis cerasinus Southern Ocean 1986
Paraliparis challengeri Northeast Atlantic 1993
Paraliparis charcoti Southern Ocean 9.7 SL 1992
Paraliparis copei copei Blacksnout seasnail North Atlantic 17 TL 1896
Paraliparis copei gibbericeps Southern Ocean 13.1 SL 1982
Paraliparis copei kerguelensis Southern Ocean 22.1 TL 1982
Paraliparis copei wilsoni Eastern Atlantic 26 SL 1966
Paraliparis coracinus Black snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 17 SL 2001
Paraliparis costatus Black ribbed snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 23.5 SL 2001
Paraliparis csiroi Loweye snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 16.3 SL 2001
Paraliparis dactyloides Northwest Pacific 1950
Paraliparis dactylosus Red snailfish North Pacific 12.1 SL 1896
Paraliparis darwini Southeast Pacific 13.1 TL 2002
Paraliparis deani Prickly snailfish Northeast Pacific 10 TL 1912
Paraliparis debueni Southeast Pacific 1986
Paraliparis delphis Dolphin snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 12.7 SL 2001
Paraliparis devriesi Southern Ocean 19.5 SL 1980
Paraliparis dewitti Brown ribbed snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 19.2 SL 2001
Paraliparis diploprora Southern Ocean 1986
Paraliparis dipterus Northwest Pacific 4.9 SL 1988
Paraliparis duhameli Southern Ocean 1994
Paraliparis eastmani Thickskin snailfish Southwest Pacific 18.3 SL 2001
Paraliparis edwardsi Eastern Central Atlantic 8.2 SL 1888
Paraliparis ekaporus Southern Ocean 28.1 TL 2012
Paraliparis eltanini Southeast Pacific 1989
Paraliparis entochloris Northwest Pacific 8.7 SL 1912
Paraliparis epacrognathus Southern Ocean 28.1 TL 2012
Paraliparis exilis Southwest Pacific 12.9 SL 2012
Paraliparis fimbriatus Northeast Pacific 1892
Paraliparis freeborni Southwest Pacific 11.8 SL 2012
Paraliparis fuscolingua Southern Ocean 1989
Paraliparis galapagosensis Southeast Pacific 10.4 TL 2002
Paraliparis garmani Pouty seasnail North Atlantic 14.2 NG 1912
Paraliparis gomoni Squarechin snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 11 SL 2001
Paraliparis gracilis Southern Ocean 12.5 TL 1930
Paraliparis grandis Northwest Pacific 38 SL 1950
Paraliparis haploporus Southern Ocean 8.8 SL 2012
Paraliparis hawaiiensis Eastern Central Pacific 15.1 TL 2014
Paraliparis hobarti Palepore snailfish Southeastern Indian Ocean 12.4 SL 2001
Paraliparis holomelas Ebony snailfish North Pacific 9.5 TL 1896
Paraliparis hubbsi Southwest Atlantic 1986
Paraliparis hureaui Southern Ocean 11.2 TL 1999
Paraliparis hystrix Atlantic Ocean 1983
Paraliparis impariporus Unipore snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 16.2 SL 2001
Paraliparis incognita Southern Ocean 9 SL 1989
Paraliparis infeliciter Badluck snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 15.3 SL 2001
Paraliparis kocki Atlantic, Antartic 27.7 SL 2006
Paraliparis kreffti Southern Ocean 1986
Paraliparis labiatus Biglip snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 15 SL 2001
Paraliparis lasti Rusty snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 18.5 SL 2001
Paraliparis latifrons Bigpored snailfish North Pacific 14.5 TL 1899
Paraliparis leobergi Southern Ocean 8 SL 1982
Paraliparis leucogaster Southeast Pacific 9.5 SL 1986
Paraliparis leucoglossus Southern Ocean 9.9 SL 1986
Paraliparis liparinus Northwest Atlantic 1881
Paraliparis longicaecus Southern Ocean 27.4 TL 2012
Paraliparis macrocephalus Southern Ocean 10.4 SL 2001
Paraliparis macropterus Southern Ocean 19.9 TL 2012
Paraliparis magnoculus Known from two Ross Sea l 18 OT 2012
Paraliparis mandibularis Northwest Pacific 10.7 SL 1985
Paraliparis mawsoni Southern Ocean 15.9 SL 1986
Paraliparis megalopus Northeast Pacific 15.2 SL 1978
Paraliparis meganchus Slit branchial paraliparis Southeast Pacific 21.7 SL 1982
Paraliparis melanobranchus North Pacific 7.6 SL 1912
Paraliparis membranaceus Southeast Pacific 6 SL 1887
Paraliparis mentikoilon Southern Ocean 26.2 TL 2012
Paraliparis mento Northeast Pacific 12 TL 1892
Paraliparis meridionalis Northwest Pacific 1985
Paraliparis merodontus Southeast Pacific 1991
Paraliparis mexicanus Eastern Central Pacific 16 SL 2006
Paraliparis molinai Southeast Pacific 1991
Paraliparis monoporus Southeast Pacific 23.6 SL 1979
Paraliparis murieli Mediterranean Sea 1984
Paraliparis nassarum Eastern Pacific 31.8 SL 1984
Paraliparis neelovi Southern Ocean 27 SL 1982
Paraliparis nigellus Northeast Atlantic 13.6 TL 2008
Paraliparis nigrolineatus Southern Ocean 10.7 TL 2012
Paraliparis nullansa Southern Ocean 29.8 TL 2012
Paraliparis obliquosus Southern Ocean 10.1 TL 2003
Paraliparis obtusirostris Bluntsnout snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 13.7 SL 2001
Paraliparis operculosus Longeared snailfish Southern Ocean 13 SL 1979
Paraliparis orbitalis Southern Ocean 21.5 TL 2012
Paraliparis orcadensis Southern Ocean 2000
Paraliparis parviradialis Southern Ocean 28.2 TL 2012
Paraliparis paucidens Toothless snailfish Northeast Pacific 16.4 SL 1978
Paraliparis pearcyi Southwest Pacific 11.7 SL 2012
Paraliparis pectoralis North Pacific 21.8 SL 1978
Paraliparis penicillus Comet snailfish Northeast Pacific 7.7 SL 2010
Paraliparis piceus Tarred snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 14.9 SL 2001
Paraliparis plagiostomus Sharkmouth snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 13.7 SL 2001
Paraliparis plicatus Southern Ocean 28.6 TL 2012
Paraliparis porcus Atlantic, Antarctic 8.5 SL 2006
Paraliparis posteroporus Southern Ocean 24 TL 2012
Paraliparis pseudokreffti Southwest Pacific 12.8 SL 2012
Paraliparis retrodorsalis Shortfin snailfish Southeastern Indian Ocean 14.5 SL 2001
Paraliparis rosaceus Pink snailfish North Pacific 40 SL 1890
Paraliparis rossi Southern Ocean 11 SL 2001
Paraliparis skeliphrus Southeastern Pacific 7.1 SL 2005
Paraliparis somovi Southeast Pacific 20.7 SL 1979
Paraliparis stehmanni Southern Ocean 19.5 SL 1986
Paraliparis tangaroa Southern Ocean 13.3 OT 2012
Paraliparis tasmaniensis Tasmanian snailfish Eastern Indian Ocean 20.1 SL 2001
Paraliparis tetrapteryx Southern Ocean 14.2 SL 1979
Paraliparis thalassobathyalis Southern Ocean. Three su 13.5 SL 1982
Paraliparis tompkinsae Southern Ocean 1992
Paraliparis trilobodon Southern Ocean 10.4 SL 1979
Paraliparis trunovi Southern Ocean 1986
Paraliparis ulochir Broadfin snailfish Northeast Pacific 10.2 SL 1896
Paraliparis vaillanti Northwestern Atlantic 10.8 SL 2004
Paraliparis valentinae Southern Ocean 24 SL 1984
Paraliparis violaceus Arctic 14.4 SL 1991
Paraliparis vipera Antarctica 3.7 TL 2011
Paraliparis voroninorum Southern Ocean 31.8 TL 2012
Paraliparis wolffi Antarctic, Indian Ocean 12.1 SL 2007



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013