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Paraliparis bipolaris 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Scorpaeniformes Liparidae

Scientific Name: Paraliparis bipolaris Andriashev, 1997

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2013-10-17
Assessor(s): Keskin, Ç., Herrera, J., Papaconstantinou, C. & de Sola, L.
Reviewer(s): Strongin, K.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Comeros-Raynal, M.
Justification:
Paraliparis bipolaris is only known from the types collected off the coast of Ireland. Information about the life history characteristics and ecology of this species are needed. Paraliparis bipolaris is listed as Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Paraliparis bipolaris is known from 50°12'N, 13°40'W in the northeastern Atlantic (southwest of Ireland) between 3,000 to 3,040 m depth (Andriashev 1997).
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Atlantic – northeast
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):3040
Upper depth limit (metres):3000
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Population [top]

Population:Population information is not available for this species as it is only known from the type specimens.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The maximum length for this species is 9.2 cm (Andriashev 1997). Additional habitat and ecology information 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 are no species specific conservation efforts in place for P. bipolaris. Additional information about the biology of this species is needed.

Citation: Keskin, Ç., Herrera, J., Papaconstantinou, C. & de Sola, L. 2014. Paraliparis bipolaris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T18237739A45128906. . Downloaded on 20 June 2018.
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