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kroyeri, Scopelus Malm [A. W.] 1861:617 [Förhandlingar vid de Skandinaviske Naturforskarnes. v. 8 (for 1860); ref. 17594] North Atantic. Holotype (unique): NMG Pi.su. 219 (stomach content). Species originally as kröyeri [not kröyerii as in Eschmeyer et al. 1998]; according to Art. 32.5.2.1 of the Code, if the name is not based on a German word, the "e" should not be added; correct is apparently Scopelus kroyeri. •Synonym of Notoscopelus elongatus (Costa 1844), but a valid subspecies -- (Moore et al. 2003:203 [ref. 27076] as kroyeri). •Valid as Notoscopelus kroyeri (Malm 1861) -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:195 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:16 [ref. 6440], Hulley in Whitehead et al. 1984:478 [ref. 13675], McAllister 1990:110 [ref. 14674], Hulley in Okamura et al. 1995:104 [ref. 22531] as kroeyerii, Santos et al. 1997:50 [ref. 23531] as kroeyerii, Arruda 1997:50 [ref. 24952] as kroeyerii, Filin 1998:284 [ref. 24676] as kroeyerii, Bañón Díaz et al. 2001:291 [ref. 26424] as kroeyerii, Møller et al. 2010:34 [ref. 31169] as kroyeri, Parin et al. 2014:159 [ref. 33547] as kryeri, Afonso et al. 2016:29, 235 [ref. 36199], Bañón et al. 2016:312 [ref. 34397] as kroeyeri, Hulley 2016:1922 [ref. 34576] as kroeyerii, Mecklenburg et al. 2018:106 [ref. 36370], Carneiro et al. 2019:126 [ref. 37250], Balushkin & Prirodina 2020:43 [ref. 37828], Sutton et al. 2020:211 [ref. 37832] as kroeyerii in subgenus Notoscopelus). Current status: Valid as Notoscopelus kroyeri (Malm 1861). Myctophidae: Gymnoscopelinae. Distribution: North Atlantic and adjacent Arctic regions. Habitat: marine.