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Liparis greeni (Jordan & Starks, 1895)
Lobefin Snailfish
Family: Liparidae
Photo of species

© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #49323)

Source: Distribution of Liparis greeni as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 37 - 40; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 29 - 32. Light brown, gray, pale pea green, to purplish brown; breast and lower part of head lighter. Profile depressed over eyes, occiput slightly raised. Eye very small. Dorsal fin deeply notched anteriorly, forming lobe. Pyloric caeca numerous, matted closely together (more than 200) (Ref. 43939).

Source: FishBase. Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K Thorsteinson. 2002 . (Ref. 43939)

Biology

Species Biology

Ranges from tide pools to shallow water near shore (Ref. 43939). Environment: demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 50610) Climate: temperate.

Source: FishBase. Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K Thorsteinson. 2002 . (Ref. 43939)

Distribution

Distribution

Pacific Ocean: Commander Islands; Pribilof and Aleutian Islands to Washington, USA.

Source: FishBase. Mecklenburg, C.W., T.A. Mecklenburg and L.K Thorsteinson. 2002 . (Ref. 43939)

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeSNRNo StatusNot Listed
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-04-22 10:01:25 AM]
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