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Mallotus Cuvier [G.] 1829:305 Masc. Salmo groenlandicus Bloch 1794 (= Clupea villosa Müller 1776). Type by subsequent designation. Earliest subsequent designation not researched. Fowler 1974:110 [ref. 7180] and Jordan & Evermann 1896:520 [ref. 2443] list villosa as type; Cuvier includes villosa Gmelin (which apparently is villosa Müller) and groenlandicus Bloch. Jordan 1917:130 [ref. 2407] lists groenlandicus (villosa Gmelin) as type. •Valid as Mallotus Cuvier 1829 -- (McAllister 1963:37 [ref. 8075], Kljukanov & McAllister 1973:159 [ref. 7178], McAllister in Whitehead et al. 1984:399 [ref. 13675], Uyeno in Masuda et al. 1984:33 [ref. 6441], Dorofeeva 1998:51 [ref. 23573], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:170 [ref. 25968], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:127 [ref. 28183], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:118 [ref. 31212], Parin et al. 2014:115 [ref. 33547], Pietsch & Orr 2015:20 [ref. 34694], Mecklenburg et al. 2016:29 [ref. 34440], Dyldin & Orlov 2016:674 [ref. 34853]). Current status: Valid as Mallotus Cuvier 1829. Osmeridae.