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lowei, Polymixia Günther [A.] 1859:17 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Cuba. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1832.9.13.216. Also listed was Plate VII. fig. A, but on preface p. vi it is stated, "The Plates referred to, and executed by Mr. Ford, will be published as a separate volume." •Valid as Polymixia lowei Günther 1859 -- (Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:266 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:113 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:322 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:112 [ref. 14674], Cervigón 1991:254 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:92 [ref. 23239], Kotlyar 1992:23 [ref. 20773], Cervigón 1992:380 [ref. 23827], Kotlyar 1996:74 [ref. 23292], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:693 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:153 [ref. 25013], Moore in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:207 [ref. 26158], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:58 [ref. 27192], Moore 2003:962 [ref. 27002], Moore et al. 2003:205 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:90 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:91 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:28 [ref. 33341], Pinheiro et al. 2015:9 [ref. 34324], Nión et al. 2016:39 [ref. 35565], Borden et al. 2019:4 [ref. 36559]). Current status: Valid as Polymixia lowei Günther 1859. Polymixiidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Newfoundland (Canada) south to Uruguay, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.