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murphyi, Trachurus Nichols [J. T.] 1920:479 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 42 (art. 13); ref. 18116] Central Island, Chincha Islands, Peru. Holotype (unique): AMNH 7259 (lost ?). Additional material: AMNH 7260 (1, not found in 1991 but may = AMNH 55311). •Synonym of Trachurus symmetricus (Ayres 1855), but a valid subspecies -- (Konchina et al. 1996:793 [ref. 24667], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:378 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:274, 391 [ref. 24555]). •Valid as Trachurus murphyi Nichols 1920 -- (Nakamura in Nakamura et al. 1986:210 [ref. 14235], Kawahara et al. 1988:212 [ref. 22496], Pequeño 1989:61 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:184 [ref. 24556], Kawahara in Amaoka et al. 1990:269 [ref. 16024], Nekrasov 1994:154 [ref. 24544], Allen & Robertson 1994:129 [ref. 22193], Smith-Vaniz in Fischer et al. 1995:984 [ref. 22829], Pequeño & Sáez 2000:32 [ref. 24590], Hoese & Gates 2006:1171 [ref. 28997], Smith-Vaniz 2008:581 [ref. 30654], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:192 [ref. 30957], Springer & Smith-Vaniz 2008:31 [ref. 31826], Smith-Vaniz 2015:1261 [ref. 34200]). Current status: Valid as Trachurus murphyi Nichols 1920. Carangidae. Distribution: Pacific and western Atlantic (Chile and Peru). Habitat: marine.