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hextii, Macrurus Alcock [A. W.] 1890:299 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 6 (no. 34); ref. 83] Laccadive Sea, 12°05'55"N, 71°33'30"E, Investigator station 122, depth 865-880 meters. Neotype: BMNH 1892.6.17.4 [ex ZSI] (1). Original genus should have been Macrourus. •Valid as Coryphaenoides hextii (Alcock 1890) -- (Iwamoto in Cohen et al. 1990:201 [ref. 18936], Shcherbachev & Iwamoto 1995:294 [ref. 22071]). Current status: Valid as Coryphaenoides hextii (Alcock 1890). Macrouridae: Macrourinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.