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frio, Myrophis Jordan [D. S.] & Davis [B. M.] 1891:640 [United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Report of the Commissioner v. 16 (for 1888) (art. 9); ref. 2437] Off Cape Frio, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23°08'S, 41°34"W, Albatross station 2762, depth 59 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 46760. Type catalog: Smith 1994:33 [ref. 21917]. •Mention -- (McCosker 1977:60 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Myrophis frio Jordan & Davis 1891 -- (Andreata & Séret 1996:582 [ref. 16204] dated 1892). •Valid as Pseudomyrophis frio (Jordan & Davis 1891) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:290 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:770 [ref. 13285], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:149 [ref. 27754], McCosker 2003:733 [ref. 26993], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:35 [ref. 27192], Pinheiro et al. 2015:7 [ref. 34324]). Current status: Valid as Pseudomyrophis frio (Jordan & Davis 1891). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.