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nigricans, Exocaetus Bennett [F. D.] 1840:287 [Narrative of a whaling voyage round the globe v. 2; ref. 260] Off Baia dos Tigres, Angola [southeastern Atlantic]. Neotype: USNM 204626 [ex UF-TABL 68-244]. Type catalog: Collette et al. 1992:7 [ref. 19410]. Correct spelling of original genus is Exocoetus. Neotype designated by Gibbs & Staiger 1970:448 [ref. 7741]. •Valid as Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett 1840) -- (Heemstra & Parin 1986:393 [ref. 6293], Paxton et al. 1989:332 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:15 [ref. 13251], Parin & Gibbs 1990:585 [ref. 16545], Parin 1996:304 [ref. 23179], Parin & Belyanina 1996:755, 758 [ref. 24664], Fricke 1999:121 [ref. 24106], Hutchins 2001:24 [ref. 25847], Fricke et al. 2009:30 [ref. 30213], Parin & Shakhovskoy 2016:2144 [ref. 34602], Brown et al. 2019:165 [ref. 36444], Fricke et al. 2019:77 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Cheilopogon nigricans (Bennett 1840). Exocoetidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas. Habitat: marine.