Careproctus canus Kido, 1985
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 Family:  Liparidae (Snailfishes)
 Max. size:  15.9 cm SL (male/unsexed); 15.4 cm SL (female)
 Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 244 - 434 m
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 51-53; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 43-46; Vertebrae: 55-58. Pectoral fin very shallowly notched; caudal fin round, broad, continuous with dorsal and anal for about two-thirds of its length without notches at union, its rays having free tips (Ref. 12700). Body gray, transparent; posterior margin of dorsal, anal and caudal fins dark (Ref. 12700).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 15.02.99
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.05

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