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atlanticus, Dibranchus Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1876:738, Pl. [Monatsberichte der K√∂niglichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1875; ref. 3453] Near the coast of western Africa, depth 360 fathoms. Syntypes: MSNG 12313 (1), ZMB 9142-43 (2, 1). Type catalog: Tortonese 1963:314 [ref. 10351]. •Valid as Dibranchus atlanticus Peters 1876 -- (Bradbury 1967:414 [ref. 23209], Uyeno & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:250 [ref. 14275], Scott & Scott 1988:240 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:229 [ref. 14674], Bradbury 1990:490 [ref. 15616], Cervigón 1991:195 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:79 [ref. 23239], Du Buit & Quéro 1992:174 [ref. 22391], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:835 [ref. 23897], Bradbury 1999:271 [ref. 23930], Pakhorukov 1999:657 [ref. 24883], Moore et al. 2003:214 [ref. 27076], Bradbury 2003:3 [ref. 27309], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192], Schwartz et al. 2003:94 [ref. 27315], Nelson et al. 2004:96 [ref. 27807], Tweddle & Anderson 2008:9 [ref. 29604], Page et al. 2013:98 [ref. 32708], Bradbury & Pietsch 2016:2058 [ref. 34598], Klautau et al. 2020:9 [ref. 37903]). Current status: Valid as Dibranchus atlanticus Peters 1876. Ogcocephalidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Canada south to Brazil; eastern Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea south to Angola. Habitat: marine.