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kreffti, Gigantactis Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981:29, Figs. 4D, 27-29 [Contributions in Science (Los Angeles) No. 332; ref. 5330] Southeastern Atlantic, 39°19'S, 3°15'W, Walther Herwig station 406/71, depth 0-2000 meters. Holotype: ISH 1099-1971. Paratypes: ISH 1262-1971 (1); ABE or ZUMT 52706 (1), ZMUC P921983 [ex ISH 3236-1971] (1). Type catalog: Krefft 1987:82 [ref. 20751]. Males unknown. •Valid as Gigantactis kreffti Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg 1981 -- (Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1982:197, 362 [ref. 8256], Amaoka in Masuda et al. 1984:107 [ref. 6441], Nakabo 2000:470 [ref. 25086], Anderson & Leslie 2001:23 [ref. 26165], Nakabo 2002:470 [ref. 26001], Pietsch 2009:458 [ref. 30766]). Current status: Valid as Gigantactis kreffti Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg 1981. Gigantactinidae. Distribution: South Africa, off Japan and Tasmania (5 specimens). Habitat: marine.