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megastoma, Anguilla Kaup [J. J.] 1856:50, Pl. 8 (fig. 42) [Catalogue of the apodal fish in the collection of the British Museum; ref. 2573] Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9952. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:96 [ref. 20810]. Appeared first as name only in Kaup 1856:56 [ref. 2572]. •Valid as Anguilla megastoma Kaup 1856 -- (Ege 1939:10 [ref. 13172], Allen 1991:40 [ref. 21090], Marquet & Mary 1999:31 [ref. 23933], Marquet et al. 1999:43 [ref. 23934], Smith 1999:1636 [ref. 24661], Aoyama et al. 2000:159 [ref. 24529], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:56 [ref. 25191], Huang et al. 2001:42 [ref. 25846], Keith et al. 2002:86 [ref. 31473], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624], McCosker et al. 2007:144 [ref. 28973], Teng et al. 2009:817 [ref. 30569], Watanabe et al. 2009:387 [ref. 30611], Fricke et al. 2011:348 [ref. 31242]). Current status: Valid as Anguilla megastoma Kaup 1856. Anguillidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: New Caledonia to Society and Gambier islands. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.