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vaillanti, Lophius Regan [C. T.] 1903:285 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 11 (no. 63) (art. 34); ref. 3616] Cape Verde Islands, depth 460-760 meters. Lectotype: BMNH 1890.6.16.12. Paralectotypes: MNHN 1887-0220 to 0221 (2), 1887-0223 (1, poor condition), 1887-0224 (1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:136 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype selected by Caruso 1983:26 [ref. 5168]. •Synonym of Lophius piscatorius Linnaeus 1758 -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:660 [ref. 7223], Santos et al. 1997:62 [ref. 23531]). •Valid as Lophius vaillanti Regan 1903 -- (Caruso 1990:480 [ref. 15499], Caruso 2016:2046 [ref. 34596]). Current status: Valid as Lophius vaillanti Regan 1903. Lophiidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Angola. Habitat: brackish, marine.