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megalops, Cyclothone Lütken [C. F.] 1898:10, Pl. 4 (fig. 1) [Danish Ingolf expedition; ref. 14687] Between Iceland and Greenland, 64°38'N, 32°37'W, depth 1040 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZMUC uncat. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:10 [ref. 9588]. •Valid as Bajacalifornia megalops (Lütken 1898) -- (Markle & Krefft 1985:351 [ref. 6789], Markle & Quéro in Whitehead et al. 1984:234 [ref. 13675], Markle 1986:219 [ref. 5687], Scott & Scott 1988:188 [ref. 25518], Pequeño 1989:33 [ref. 14125], McAllister 1990:73 [ref. 14674], Markle & Sazonov 1990:250 [ref. 14215], Sazonov et al. 1993:58 [ref. 21498], Nakamura & Okamura in Okamura et al. 1995:75 [ref. 22531], Santos et al. 1997:27 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:26 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:387 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:86 [ref. 24106], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:18 [ref. 25650], Sazonov & Williams 2001:S13 [ref. 26712], Carter & Hartel 2003:878 [ref. 27000], Moore et al. 2003:178 [ref. 27076], Hoese et al. 2006:387 [ref. 29035], Møller et al. 2010:24 [ref. 31169], Parin et al. 2014:112 [ref. 33547], Williams & Stewart 2015:363 [ref. 34243], Afonso et al. 2016:16, 105 [ref. 36199], Hartel & Orrell 2016:1769 [ref. 34565]). Current status: Valid as Bajacalifornia megalops (Lütken 1898). Alepocephalidae. Distribution: Circumglobal, except polar waters. Habitat: marine.