Salmon snailfish

The Salmon snailfish lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 55 - 913 m environment.

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Salmon Snailfish (Careproctus rastrinus) by Rick Hibpshman of Crappy Wildlife Photography. Used with permission.* I’ve found nothing definitive about how the snailfish got its name. Presumably the smaller, shallower water species were the first specimens encountered. More

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Common names

Ao-bikunin in Japanese (日本語)
Sake-bikunin in Japanese (日本語)
salmon snailfish in English
細鰭短吻獅子魚 in Mandarin Chinese
细鳍短吻狮子鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
분홍꼼치 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Liparidae
Genus : Careproctus
Species : Careproctus rastrinus
Authority : Gilbert and Burke, 1912