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giganteus, Leptocephalus Castle [P. H. J.] 1959:179, Figs. 1-2 [Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand v. 87 (pts 1-2); ref. 11986] Off South Westland, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): NMNZ P.2603. Type catalog: Hardy 1990:6 [ref. 18942]. •Valid as Leptocephalus giganteus Castle 1959 -- (Nielsen & Larsen 1970:149 [ref. 23972]). •See Castle & Raju 1974:15 [ref. 772]. •A larval Notocanthiform eel -- (Smith 1989:955, 958 [ref. 13285], Paulin et al. 1989:249 [ref. 24556], Matarese et al. 1989:35 [ref. 26885]). Notacanthidae. Habitat: marine.