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megalops, Dixiphistops Fowler [H. W.] 1938:116, Fig. 55 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 85 (no. 3032); ref. 1426] Off San Fernando Pt. Light, western coast of Luzon Island, Philippines, 16°38'N, 119°57'18"E, Albatross station D.5441, depth 186 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 98879. See Yatou in Okamura et al. 1982:283, 398 [ref. 8256]. •Valid as Parapterygotrigla megalops (Fowler 1938) -- (del Cerro & Lloris 1997:114 [ref. 22944]). •Valid as Pterygotrigla megalops (Fowler 1938) -- (Richards 1999:2377 [ref. 24797], Richards in Randall & Lim 2000:607 [ref. 25122], Myers & Donaldson 2003:619 [ref. 27495], Fricke et al. 2011:381 [ref. 31242], Last & Richards 2012:39 [ref. 31796], Richards & Yato 2014:31[ref. 33182]). Current status: Valid as Pterygotrigla megalops (Fowler 1938). Triglidae. Distribution: Western Pacific.: Philippines, Saipan, southern Japan and Australia. Habitat: marine.