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choerocephalus, Centrobranchus Fowler [H. W.] 1904:754 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 55 (for 1903); ref. 1363] Near Hawaiian Islands. Holotype: ANSP 7972. Paratypes: (3) ANSP 7973-75 (3), 7976 (1, missing), CAS-SU 8605 [ex ANSP 7977] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:131 [ref. 13621]. The correct original spelling apparently is choerocephalus. •Valid as Centrobranchus choerocephalus Fowler 1904 -- (Paxton 1979:7 [ref. 6440], Chen 2002:157 [ref. 26587]). •Synonym of Centrobranchus nigroocellatus Günther 1873 -- (Gago & Lavenberg 1992:154 [ref. 19897], Mundy 2005:213 [ref. 28379]). •Valid as Centrobranchus chaerocephalus [sic] Fowler 1904 -- (Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:67 [ref. 6441], Nakabo 2000:380 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:380 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:411 [ref. 28370]). Current status: Valid as Centrobranchus choerocephalus Fowler 1904. Myctophidae: Myctophinae. Distribution: Cosmopolitan. Habitat: marine.