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gigas, Sudis Cuvier [G.] 1829:328 [Le R├Ęgne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-8837 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:271 [ref. 293]. As "Sudis gigas, n. S. pirarucu, Spix, xvi." See Sudis gigas Schinz 1822. •Synonym of Arapaima gigas (Cuvier 1829) -- (Neves 1998:33 [ref. 24993], Chen 2002:292 [ref. 26587]). Current status: Synonym of Arapaima gigas (Schinz 1822). Arapaimidae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana (?) and Peru. Habitat: freshwater.