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Macrourus Bloch [M. E.] 1786:150 Masc. Macrourus rupestris not of Gunnerus Type by monotypy. Misidentified type species, not rupestris Gunnerus; case probably should be referred to the ICZN. Jordan 1917:44 [ref. 2407] regards Macrourus berglax Lacep├Ęde 1801 as type, to which Fabricius' and Bloch's misidentifications are assigned. Spelled Macrurus in early literature. •Valid as Macrourus Bloch 1786 -- (Marshall 1973:296 [ref. 7194], Marshall 1973:581 [ref. 6965], Fahay & Markle 1984:274 [ref. 13653], Geistdoerfer in Whitehead et al. 1986:666 [ref. 13676], Iwamoto 1990:202 [ref. 21688], Iwamoto in Cohen et al. 1990:233 [ref. 18936], Trunov & Konstantinov 1990:45 [ref. 22872], Miller 1993:569 [ref. 21297], Bray et al. 2006:599 [ref. 29065], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:120 [ref. 31212], McMillan et al. 2012:2 [ref. 31767], Parin et al. 2014:168 [ref. 33547], McMillan & Iwamoto 2015:814 [ref. 34263]). Current status: Valid as Macrourus Bloch 1786. Macrouridae: Macrourinae.