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niger, Malacosteus Ayres [W. O.] 1848:69 [Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History v. 3 (1848-1851); ref. 154] Southeast of Nova Scotia, 42°N, 50°W, Canada. Holotype (unique): Coll. L. Felt, Boston. Also appeared in Ayres 1849:54 [ref. 5864]. •Valid as Malacosteus niger Ayres 1848 -- (Morrow 1964:545 [ref. 6958], Goodyear 1973:142 [ref. 7176], Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:156 [ref. 14275], Gibbs in Whitehead et al. 1984:369 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:53 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:157, 341 [ref. 8057], Goodyear & Gibbs 1986:236 [ref. 5658], Scott & Scott 1988:181 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:204 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:31 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:103 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:96 [ref. 14674], Goodyear 1990:339 [ref. 14930], Nielsen & Schwägermann in Okamura et al. 1995:94 [ref. 22531], Balanov & Fedorov 1996:344 [ref. 24646], Shinohara et al. 1996:162 [ref. 26605], Santos et al. 1997:36 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:39 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:474 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:90 [ref. 24106], Porteiro et al. 1999:31 [ref. 24203], Harold 1999:1917 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:345 [ref. 25086], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:591 [ref. 25122], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:21 [ref. 25650], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:228 [ref. 25968], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:345 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:903 [ref. 27001], Moore et al. 2003:192 [ref. 27076], Shinohara et al. 2005:407 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:191 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:455 [ref. 28994], Kenaley 2007:889 [ref. 29441], Kenaley et al. 2008:253 [ref. 30630], Costa & Mincarone 2010:353 [ref. 37483], Møller et al. 2010:30 [ref. 31169], Fricke et al. 2011:358 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2014:26 [ref. 33932], Parin et al. 2014:148 [ref. 33547], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:529 [ref. 34248], Afonso et al. 2016:27, 218 [ref. 36199], Bañón et al. 2016:310 [ref. 34397], Harold 2016:1808 [ref. 34568], Schnell & Johnson 2017:5 [ref. 35193], Brown et al. 2019:159 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:62 [ref. 36673], Carneiro et al. 2019:101 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Malacosteus niger Ayres 1848. Stomiidae: Malacosteinae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical seas, but not in eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.