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pelagios, Megachasma Taylor [L. R., Jr.], Compagno [L. J. V.] & Struhsaker [P. J.] 1983:96, Figs. 2-5 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 4) v. 43 (no. 8); ref. 5428] About 42 kilometers northeast of Kahuku Point, Oahu Island, Hawaii Islands, 21°51'N, 157°46'W, depth about 165 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 22730 [part of specimen as CAS 63118]. •Valid as Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker 1983 -- (Compagno 1984:227 [ref. 6474], Maisey 1985:228 [ref. 6793], Nakaya 1989 [ref. 20725], Compagno 1990:357 [ref. 22349], Miya et al. 1992 [ref. 22368], Hutchins 1994:910 [ref. 19054], Last & Stevens 1994:153 [ref. 23873], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:707 [ref. 22829], Takada et al. 1997:3 [ref. 22837], Nakaya et al. 1997:51 [ref. 22836], Yano et al. 1999:335 [ref. 23943], Compagno 1999:477 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:124 [ref. 25086], Hutchins 2001:13 [ref. 25847], Compagno 2001:75 [ref. 26323], Soto 2001:65, 87 [ref. 26637], Nakabo 2002:124 [ref. 26001], Compagno 2003:369 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27192], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:78 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:51 [ref. 27807], Mundy 2005:95 [ref. 28379], Compagno et al. 2005:16 [ref. 29145], Hoese 2006:71 [ref. 28998], Wang et al. 2007:490 [ref. 32147], Nakaya 2010:69 [ref. 31150], Page et al. 2013:50 [ref. 32708], Ebert et al. 2013:309 [ref. 33045], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:73 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:15 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1231 [ref. 34544], Kells et al. 2016:64 [ref. 35888], Ebert et al. 2017:53 [ref. 35618], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194]). Current status: Valid as Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker 1983. Megachasmidae. Distribution: Pacific, Atlantic and eastern Indian oceans; scattered records, including Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.