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Paraliparis abyssorum 

Scope: Global & Europe
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Scorpaeniformes Liparidae

Scientific Name: Paraliparis abyssorum Andriashev & Chernova, 1997

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2014-04-18
Assessor(s): Keskin, Ç., Herrera, J., Papaconstantinou, C. & de Sola, L.
Reviewer(s): Strongin, K.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Comeros-Raynal, M.
Justification:
Paraliparis abyssorum is only known from the types collected off the coast of Ireland at 3,852 m depth. Information about the life history characteristics and ecology of this species are needed. Paraliparis abyssorum is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Paraliparis abyssorum is known from 49°54'N, 13°56'W in the northeast Atlantic Ocean from a depth of 3,852 m (Andriashev and Chernvoa 1997).
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Atlantic – northeast
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):3852
Upper depth limit (metres):3852
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Population [top]

Population:Population information is not available for this species as it is only known from the types.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Paraliparis abyssorum is a deep water species. The maximum recorded length is 11.3 cm SL (Andriashev and Chernova 1997). Additional information about the habitat and ecology of this species is not available.
Systems:Marine

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Use and trade information is not available for this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Current threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is are no species specific conservation efforts in place for P. abyssorum. There is a need for additional information about the biology of this species.

Citation: Keskin, Ç., Herrera, J., Papaconstantinou, C. & de Sola, L. 2014. Paraliparis abyssorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T18237712A45128895. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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