Paraliparis abyssorum 

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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.
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:
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.

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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