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marginatus, Congrogadus Vaillant [L. L.] & Sauvage [H.-E.] 1875:282 [Revue et Magasin de Zoologie (Sér. 3) v. 3; ref. 17853] Hawaiian Islands. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-9012 (1), 0000-9013 (8). Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:38 [ref. 20734], Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:86 [ref. 12478], Bauchot et al. 1993:114-115 [ref. 20810] but as holotype and paratypes. Ariosoma is neuter, so the correct combination is apparently Ariosoma marginatum. Preoccupied by Leptocephalus marginatus Kaup 1856 when placed in Ariosoma (by Bertin 1935, ref. 21550) -- David Smith pers. email 3 Jan. 2017. •Valid as Ariosoma marginatus (Vaillant & Sauvage 1875) -- (Smith 1989:495 [ref. 13285], Bauchot et al. 1993:114 [ref. 20810]). •Valid as Ariosoma marginatum (Vaillant & Sauvage 1875) -- (Mundy 2005:139 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:55 [ref. 30952]). •Synonym of Ariosoma bowersi (Jenkins 1903). Current status: Synonym of Ariosoma bowersi (Jenkins 1903). Congridae: Bathymyrinae. Distribution: Central Pacific: Johnston Atoll, Cross Seamount and Hawaiian Islands [if valid]. Habitat: marine.