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peruanus, Merluccius gayi Ginsburg [I.] 1954:202 [United States Fish and Wildlife Service Fishery Bulletin v. 56 (no. 96); ref. 12273] Paita, Peru. Holotype: USNM 77727. Paratypes: USNM 77525 (5), 77539 (3), 128180-81 (1, 1). •Synonym of Merluccius gayi (Guichenot 1848), but a valid subspecies peruanus Ginsburg 1954 as described -- (Grove & Lavenberg 1997:209 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:232, 384 [ref. 24555], Lloris et al. 2003:28, 29 [ref. 27698]). Current status: Synonym of Merluccius gayi (Guichenot 1848). Merlucciidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica to Peru and Gal├ípagos Islands [this subspecies]. Habitat: marine.