Dolichopteryx parini Kobyliansky & Fedorov, 2001
Winged spookfish
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 Family:  Opisthoproctidae (Barreleyes or spookfishes)
 Max. size:  21.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 200 - 2000 m
 Distribution:  North Pacific: southern Bering Sea to Honshu, Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and southern British Columbia, Canada.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-13; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 10-11; Vertebrae: 46-47. Eyes pouchlike; adipose fin present (Ref. 58272).
 Biology:  Possibly found in depths shallower than 200 m (Ref. 43939).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 25.08.03
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 23.07.08

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