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gigas, Stereolepis Ayres [W. O.] 1859:28, Fig. 6 (p. 55) [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 1) v. 2 (1858-1862); ref. 155] San Francisco Bay, California, U.S.A. Syntypes: (2) ANSP 32753 (1, mounted skin). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:155 [ref. 13621]. Any types at CAS would have been lost in 1906. •Valid as Stereolepis gigas Ayres 1859 -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:196 [ref. 9277], Mochizuki in Masuda et al. 1984:124 [ref. 6441], Heemstra in Fischer et al. 1995:1292 [ref. 22830], De la Cruz-Agüero & Cota-Gómez 1998:357 [ref. 23520], Sokolovskaya et al. 1998:11 [ref. 24670], Musick et al. 2000:15 [ref. 24959], Nakabo 2000:684 [ref. 25086], Thomson et al. 2000:104 [ref. 25640], Nakabo 2002:684 [ref. 26001], Parin 2003:S2 [ref. 28536], Nelson et al. 2004:126 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:129 [ref. 32708], Shinohara et al. 2014:259 [ref. 33330], Parin et al. 2014:352 [ref. 33547], Kells et al. 2016:220 [ref. 35888]). Current status: Valid as Stereolepis gigas Ayres 1859. Polyprionidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.