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Species in the family or subfamily Phosichthyidae: [ 31 ] records


africana, Yarrella Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1924:8, Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa v. 3 (no. 7) (1922); ref. 1649] South Africa. Syntypes: whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Polymetme corythaeola (Alcock 1898) -- (Schaefer et al. 1986:245 [ref. 5709], Quéro et al. 1990:345 [ref. 14985], Fricke et al. 2011:357 [ref. 31242]). Current status: Synonym of Polymetme corythaeola (Alcock 1898). Phosichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

andriashevi, Polymetme Parin [N. V.] & Borodulina [O. D.] 1990:742 [119], Fig. 3 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 30 (no. 5); ref. 20170] Southeastern Pacific, 24°56'S, 88°32'W, depth 580-564 meters. Holotype: ZIN 49576. Paratypes: AMS I.30071-001 (1); BMNH uncat. (1); USNM 308612 (2); ZIN 49577-78 (5, 3); ZMMU P-18146-48 (3, 2, 3). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:40 [ref. 25714]. On p. 119 of English translation. •Valid as Polymetme andriashevi Parin & Borodulina 1990. Current status: Valid as Polymetme andriashevi Parin & Borodulina 1990. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

argenteolus, Lychnopoles Garman [S.] 1899:244, Pl. 53 (figs 4-4a) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Gulf of Panama, 7°N, 79°W, Albatross stations 3385, 3386 and 3389, depth 210-286 fathoms. Syntypes: MCZ 28518 (2) station 3385, 28519 (3) station 3889, 42999 [ex 28520] (2) station 3386. •Valid as Yarrella argenteola (Garman 1899) -- (Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:251 [ref. 28944], Robertson et al. 2017:44 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Yarrella argenteola (Garman 1899). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Gulf of Panama to Peru. Habitat: marine.

argenteus, Phosichthys Hutton [F. W.] 1872:56 [Fishes of New Zealand (Hutton); ref. 2287] Cook Strait, New Zealand (washed ashore). Lectotype: BMNH 1873.12.13.64. Paralectotypes: ?BMNH 1873.12.13.65-66 (2). Type catalog: Russell 1996:223 [ref. 22562]. Lectotype selected by Russell 1996:223 [ref. 22562]. Correct spelling of the genus should be Phosichthys. •Valid as Photichthys [sic] argenteus Hutton 1872 -- (Schaefer et al. 1986:245 [ref. 5709], Paxton et al. 1989:188 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:97 [ref. 24556], Aizawa in Amaoka et al. 1990:111 [ref. 16024], Quéro et al. 1990:344 [ref. 14985], Gomon et al. 1994:248 [ref. 22532], Fricke 1999:89 [ref. 24106], Trunov 1999:462 [ref. 24579], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Phosichthys argenteus Hutton 1872 -- (Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:45 [ref. 27192], Paxton et al. 2006:430 [ref. 28995], Harold & Gomon 2008:237 [ref. 30629], Fricke et al. 2009:24 [ref. 30213], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:440 [ref. 34248], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568], Nión et al. 2016:36 [ref. 35565], Balushkin 2017:660 [ref. 35810]). Current status: Valid as Phosichthys argenteus Hutton 1872. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Southern circumglobal. Habitat: marine.

attenuatus, Maurolicus Cocco [A.] 1838:193 [33], Pl. 8 (fig. 13) [Nuovi annali delle scienze naturali e rendiconto dei lavori dell'Accademia della Scienze dell'Instituto di Bologna con appendice agraria. Bologna Anno 1 Tomo 2 (fasc. 9); ref. 865] Strait of Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. On p. 33 of separate. •Valid as Vinciguerria attenuata (Cocco 1838) -- (Witzell 1973:121 [ref. 7172], Badcock in Whitehead et al. 1984:322 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Schaefer et al. 1986:246 [ref. 5709], Scott & Scott 1988:168 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:188 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:30 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:97 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:91 [ref. 14674], Quéro et al. 1990:346 [ref. 14985], Golani 1994:35 [ref. 23162], Santos et al. 1997:33 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:35 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:445 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:89 [ref. 24106], Porteiro et al. 1999:30 [ref. 24203], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:320 [ref. 25086], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:41 [ref. 26753], Nakabo 2002:320 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:46 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:183 [ref. 27076], Golani 2005:21 [ref. 37112], Mundy 2005:172 [ref. 28379], Shinohara et al. 2005:405 [ref. 28370], Fricke et al. 2007:57 [ref. 29533], Harold & Gomon 2008:239 [ref. 30629], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:23 [ref. 36649], Goren & Galil 2015:518 [ref. 33910], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:442 [ref. 34248], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:92 [ref. 36864]). Current status: Valid as Vinciguerria attenuata (Cocco 1838). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Atlantic (including Mediterranean Sea), straying into southeastern Indian Ocean, western and central Pacific (Hawaiian Ridge). Habitat: marine.

australis, Ichthyococcus Mukhacheva [V. A.] 1980:780 [9] [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 20 (no. 6) (art. 125); ref. 8685] West of Tasmania, Australia, 42°07'S, 138°34'E, station 1354, depth 500-0 meters. Holotype: ZIN 44081. Paratypes: ZIN 43025 (1). On p. 9 of English translation. •Valid as Ichthyococcus australis Mukhacheva 1980 -- (Schaefer et al. 1986:244 [ref. 5709], Paxton et al. 1989:187 [ref. 12442], Trunov 1999:462 [ref. 24579], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:45 [ref. 27192], Paxton et al. 2006:430 [ref. 28995], Harold & Gomon 2008:236 [ref. 30629], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:438 [ref. 34248]). Current status: Valid as Ichthyococcus australis Mukhacheva 1980. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Australia and New Zealand EEZ. Habitat: marine.

benefica, Narooma Whitley [G. P.] 1935:215 [Records of the Australian Museum v. 19 (no. 4); ref. 4683] Washed up on beach near Narooma, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS IA.4647. •Synonym of Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:189 [ref. 12442], Paxton et al. 2006:432 [ref. 28995]). Current status: Synonym of Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895). Phosichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

blackfordi, Yarrella Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896:103, Pl. 32 (fig. 121) [Special Bulletin U. S. National Museum No. 2; ref. 1848] Gulf of Mexico, 29°03'15"N, 88°16'W, Albatross station 2376, depth 324 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 44242. Paratypes or additional material: (2). •Valid as Yarrella blackfordi Goode & Bean 1896 -- (Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:133 [ref. 14275], Schaefer et al. 1986:247 [ref. 5709], Quéro et al. 1990:347 [ref. 14985], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:448 [ref. 23897], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Moore et al. 2003:183 [ref. 27076], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568]). Current status: Valid as Yarrella blackfordi Goode & Bean 1896. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

corythaeolum, Diplophos Alcock [A. W.] 1898:147 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 2 (no. 8) (art. 22); ref. 92] Andaman Sea, Investigator station 115, 116 and 233, in 188-220, depth 185 and 405 fathoms. Syntypes: ZSI F13076-7 (2), 150/1 (1), 314-5/01 (2). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:101 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:34 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1899: Pl. 25 (fig. 3) [ref. 20535]. •Valid as Polymetme corythaeola (Alcock 1898) -- (Witzell 1973:120 [ref. 7172], Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:134 [ref. 14275], Badcock in Whitehead et al. 1984:321 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:44 [ref. 6441], Schaefer et al. 1986:245 [ref. 5709], Scott & Scott 1988:167 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:188 [ref. 12442] as corythaeouma, Pequeño 1989:30 [ref. 14125], McAllister 1990:89 [ref. 14674], Quéro et al. 1990:345 [ref. 14985], Boschung 1992:69 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1996:166 [ref. 24489], Adam et al. 1998:9 [ref. 23610], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:444 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:89 [ref. 24106], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:321 [ref. 25086], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:297 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:321 [ref. 26001], Paxton et al. 2006:431 [ref. 28995], Harold & Gomon 2008:238 [ref. 30629], Møller et al. 2010:29 [ref. 31169], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:441 [ref. 34248], Bañón et al. 2016:309 [ref. 34397], Fricke et al. 2018:66 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:62 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Polymetme corythaeola (Alcock 1898). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Habitat: marine.

elongata, Yarrella blackfordi Matsubara [K.] 1938:45, Fig. 5 [Journal of the Imperial Fisheries Institute v. 33 (no. 1); ref. 17159] Kumano-Nada, southeastern to Kii Peninsula, Japan, depth 150 fathoms. Holotype (unique): FAKU 1963 (apparently lost). •Valid as Polymetme elongata (Matsubara 1938) -- (Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:147, 335 [ref. 8057], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Shinohara et al. 2001:297 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:321 [ref. 26001]). •Valid as Polymetme elongatus (Matsubara 1938) -- (Shinohara et al. 1996:162 [ref. 26605], Shinohara et al. 2005:405 [ref. 28370], Motomura et al. 2015:14 [ref. 34709]). Current status: Valid as Polymetme elongata (Matsubara 1938). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: marine.

elongatus, Ichthyococcus Imai [S.] 1941:234, Fig. 1 [Japanese Journal of Zoology v. 9 (no. 2, art. 14); ref. 13244] Sagami Sea, Japan, 35°09'N, 139°24'E, depth about 400 meters. Holotype (unique): ZUMT 55033. •Valid as Ichthyococcus elongatus Imai 1941 -- (Yamamoto in Okamura et al. 1982:75, 325 [ref. 8256], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Peden & Hughes 1986:2 [ref. 9714], Gon 1987:102 [ref. 21380], Paulin et al. 1989:97 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:91 [ref. 14674], Shinohara et al. 1994:57 [ref. 22800], Shinohara et al. 1996:161 [ref. 26605], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:319 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:297 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:319 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:405 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:171 [ref. 28379], Parin et al. 2014:146 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Ichthyococcus elongatus Imai 1941. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: North Pacific: Japan and Emperor Seamounts (Hawaiian Ridge) east to British Columbia (Canada) and California (U.S.A.). Habitat: marine.

illustris, Polymetme McCulloch [A. R.] 1926:167, Pl. 45 (fig. 1) [Biological Results Endeavour v. 5 (pt 4); ref. 2947] Great Australian Bight southwest of Eucla, Western Australia, depth 350-450 fathoms. Holotype: AMS E.4358. Paratypes: AMS E.3550 (1), E.5489 (1), E.6580 (1), E.6581 (1), IA.1340-43 (1, 1, 1, 1); BMNH 1929.10.23.3 (1); CMC F910 (1). Type catalog: Freeman & Tunnicliffe 1997:7 [ref. 22860]. •Synonym of Polymetme corythaeola (Alcock 1898) -- (Witzell 1973:120 [ref. 7172], Paxton et al. 1989:188 [ref. 12442], Quéro et al. 1990:345 [ref. 14985]). •Valid as Polymetme illustris McCulloch 1926 -- (Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Paxton et al. 2006:431 [ref. 28995], Harold & Gomon 2008:238 [ref. 30629]). Current status: Valid as Polymetme illustris McCulloch 1926. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Southern Australia. Habitat: marine.

intermedius, Ichthyococcus Mukhacheva [V. A.] 1980:778 [7] [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 20 (no. 6) (art. 125); ref. 8685] Western Pacific, north of New Guinea [Bismarck Sea], station 1532, 1°45'S, 143°49'E, depth 300-0 meters. Holotype: ZIN 44082. Paratypes: (6) IOM. On p. 7 of English translation. •Valid as Ichthyococcus intermedius Mukhacheva 1980 -- (Gon 1987:101 [ref. 21380], Paxton et al. 1989:187 [ref. 12442], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Mundy 2005:171 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:430 [ref. 28995]). Current status: Valid as Ichthyococcus intermedius Mukhacheva 1980. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Western and central Pacific: Australia, New Guinea, Caroline Islands, Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

irregularis, Ichthyococcus Rechnitzer [A. B.] & Böhlke [J. E.] 1958:11, Pl. 1 (figs. 1-3) [Copeia 1958 (no. 1); ref. 12106] Off Baja California, 25°44' to 52'N, 114°52' to 40'W, depth about 2213 meters, bottom depth to 2000 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 169735. Paratypes and/or additional material: CAS-SU 46346 [ex NYZS 6276] (1), 46348 [ex NYZS 5975] (1, poor condition), 46349 [ex NYZS 6313] (1); SIO 51-406 (1), 52-390 (1), 66-438 (2), 55-232 (2), 55-258 (1), 55-265 (4). •Valid as Ichthyococcus irregularis Rechnitzer & Böhlke 1958 -- (De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:256 [ref. 24545], Parin & Shcherbachev 1998:420 [ref. 24907], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:251 [ref. 28944]). Current status: Valid as Ichthyococcus irregularis Rechnitzer & Böhlke 1958. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

lucetius, Maurolicus Garman [S.] 1899:242, Pl. J (fig. 2) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Off Galápagos Islands, Albatross station 2627, depth 1832 fathoms; Cocos Island, station 3367, depth 100 fathoms; Las Tres Marias, station 3428, depth 238 fathoms. Syntypes: MCZ 28521 (1, missing) station 3428, MCZ 28522 (missing) station 3367, MCZ 28523 (1) fig. spec. station 2627. •Valid as Vinciguerria lucetia (Garman 1899) -- (Dor 1984:45 [ref. 29757], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:256 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:161 [ref. 24555], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:251 [ref. 28944], Fourriére et al. 2016:454 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:606 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Vinciguerria lucetia (Garman 1899). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Pacific. Habitat: marine.

mabahiss, Vinciguerria Johnson [R. K.] & Feltes [R. M.] 1984:22, Fig. 11 [Fieldiana Zoology (New Series) No. 22; ref. 5348] Off Haql, Saudi Arabia, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, 29°15'20"N, 34°52'30"E, depth 0-500 meters. Holotype: USNM 224860. Paratypes: BMNH 1984.10.1.1 (1), 1984.10.1.22-23 (2), 1894.10.1.30 (1); FMNH 94574 (1); SIO 83176 (1); SMF 17682 (2); USNM 203824 (now 65), 224856-59 (16, 6, 28, 20), 224861-62 (1, 13), 264320 (6), 268383 (40), 268386 (18), 238388 (27). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:85 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Vinciguerria mabahiss Johnson & Feltes 1984 -- (Goren & Dor 1994:11 [ref. 25356], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[23] 261 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:33 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Vinciguerria mabahiss Johnson & Feltes 1984. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

mauli, Yarrella Poll [M.] 1953:59, Fig. 24 [Résultats Scientifiques. Expédition Océanographique Belge dans les Eaux Côtières Africaines de l'Atlantique Sud (1948-1949). Bruxelles. v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 12713] 30 miles southwest of Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo, South Atlantic, 5°15'S, 11°29'E, depth 225-240 meters. Holotype: IRSNB 134. Paratypes: (158) IRSNB 135-139 (71, 1, 2, 32, 2), MRAC 95026-73 (48). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:8 [ref. 20755]. •Valid as Pollichthys mauli (Poll 1953) -- (Witzell 1973:120 [ref. 7172], Badcock in Whitehead et al. 1984:320 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Schaefer et al. 1986:245 [ref. 5709], Scott & Scott 1988:167 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:91 [ref. 14674], Quéro et al. 1990:344 [ref. 14985], Boschung 1992:69 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:443 [ref. 23897], Nakabo 2000:319 [ref. 25086], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:151 [ref. 27754], Nakabo 2002:319 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:46 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:183 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:87 [ref. 27807], Mundy 2005:172 [ref. 28379], Fricke et al. 2009:24 [ref. 30213], Page et al. 2013:88 [ref. 32708], Pinheiro et al. 2015:7 [ref. 34324], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568], Nión et al. 2016:36 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Pollichthys mauli (Poll 1953). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas. Habitat: marine.

meyerwaardeni, Woodsia Krefft [G.] 1973:130, Figs. 1-2 [Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft v. 24 (no. 1-3); ref. 7146] South Atlantic, 38°14'S, 1°15'E, depth 0 to 750-760 meters. Holotype: ISH 1125-1971a. Paratypes: ISH 197-1971 (1), 360-1971 (1), 340-1971 (1), 405-1971a-k (10 or 11), 616-1971 (1), 661-1971a-d (4), 836-1971a-k (11), 907-1971a-f (6), 1020-1971a-p (15), 1073-1971a-b (2), 1125-1971b-i (8), 1165-1971a-c (3); USNM 208349-50 (15, 4); ZMUC P206092-95 (4), P206096-110 (15), P206111-12 (2). Type catalog: Krefft 1978:9 [ref. 9884]. •Valid as Woodsia meyerwaardeni Krefft 1973 -- (Schaefer et al. 1986:247 [ref. 5709], Paulin et al. 1989:97 [ref. 24556] as mayerwaardeni, Paxton et al. 2006:432 [ref. 28995], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:445 [ref. 34248], Nión et al. 2016:36 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Woodsia meyerwaardeni Krefft 1973. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Atlantic and southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

microcephala, Yarrella blackfordi Matsubara [K.] 1941:1 [Suisan Kenkyu-Shi v. 36 (no. 1); ref. 17611] Japan. Holotype (unique): Nakazawa's Fish Spec. 13B (apparently lost). Phosichthyidae.

nimbarius, Zalarges Jordan [D. S.] & Williams [T. M.] in Jordan & Starks 1895:793, Pl. 76 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 5; ref. 2522] Northeast of Hawaii [central Pacific], exact locality unknown. Syntypes: CAS-SU 3125 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:17 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895) -- (Witzell 1973:122 [ref. 7172], Sheiko 1983:18 [ref. 37041], Badcock in Whitehead et al. 1984:323 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Schaefer et al. 1986:246 [ref. 5709], Scott & Scott 1988:168 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:189 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:30 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:97 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:92 [ref. 14674], Quéro et al. 1990:346 [ref. 14985], Santos et al. 1997:34 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:35 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:446 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:89 [ref. 24106], Porteiro et al. 1999:30 [ref. 24203], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:320 [ref. 25086], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:297 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:320 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:46 [ref. 27192] dated 1896, Moore et al. 2003:183 [ref. 27076], Mundy 2005:172 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:251 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:432 [ref. 28995], Harold & Gomon 2008:239 [ref. 30629], Fricke et al. 2011:357 [ref. 31242], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:443 [ref. 34248], Pinheiro et al. 2015:7 [ref. 34324], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568], Fricke et al. 2018:66 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas, but not eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

nonsuchae, Photichthys Beebe [W.] 1932:61, Fig. 11 [Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society v. 13 (no. 4); ref. 16099] 7 miles south-southwest of Nonsuch Island, Bermuda, depth 600 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 170938 [ex NYZS 9793 (not 9973)]. Type catalog: Mead 1958:134 [ref. 20648]. •Valid as Woodsia nonsuchae (Beebe 1932) -- (Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Paxton et al. 1989:189 [ref. 12442], Aizawa in Amaoka et al. 1990:112 [ref. 16024], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:319 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:319 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Mundy 2005:173 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:251 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:432 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2011:357 [ref. 31242], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568]). Current status: Valid as Woodsia nonsuchae (Beebe 1932). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Atlantic; Pacific (including Hawaiian Islands); probably also in Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

ovatus, Gonostomus Cocco [A.] 1838:169 [9], Pl. 5 (fig. 3) [Nuovi annali delle scienze naturali e rendiconto dei lavori dell'Accademia della Scienze dell'Instituto di Bologna con appendice agraria. Bologna Anno 1 Tomo 2 (fasc. 9); ref. 865] Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. On p. 9 of separate. As "Gonostomus ovatus ?" •Valid as Ichthyococcus ovatus (Cocco 1838) -- (Witzell 1973:119 [ref. 7172], Badcock in Whitehead et al. 1984:318 [ref. 13675], Schaefer et al. 1986:244 [ref. 5709], Gon 1987:102 [ref. 21380], Paxton et al. 1989:188 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:30 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:97 [ref. 24556], Quéro et al. 1990:343 [ref. 14985], Santos et al. 1997:33 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:34 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:442 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:89 [ref. 24106], Porteiro et al. 1999:29 [ref. 24203], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:45 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:183 [ref. 27076], Paxton et al. 2006:430 [ref. 28995], Harold & Gomon 2008:236 [ref. 30629], Bañon et al. 2010:8 [ref. 31029], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:22 [ref. 36649], Fricke et al. 2011:357 [ref. 31242], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:439 [ref. 34248], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:92 [ref. 36864]). Current status: Valid as Ichthyococcus ovatus (Cocco 1838). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Circumglobal (including Mediterranean Sea). Habitat: marine.

pacifici, Vinciguerria Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946:106, Fig. 23 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 189; ref. 2161] About 50 miles south of Lobos de Afuera Island, Peru, 7°47'S, 80°32'W, depth 20 fathoms depth (stomach content). Holotype: USNM 128176. Paratypes: USNM 128177 (6). Phosichthyidae.

parini, Ichthyococcus Mukhacheva [V. A.] 1980:783 [11], Fig. 3 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 20 (no. 6) (art. 125); ref. 8685] Northern Indian Ocean, 9°22'N, 69°16'E, depth 870-985 meters. Holotype: ZIN 44083. Paratypes: (12). On p. 11 of English translation. •Valid as Ichthyococcus parini Mukhacheva 1980. Current status: Valid as Ichthyococcus parini Mukhacheva 1980. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

polli, Ichthyococcus Blache [J.] 1964:468, Figs. 1-3 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 35 (no. 5) (for 1963); ref. 1294] Tropical African Atlantic. Lectotype: MNHN 1963-0182. Paralectotypes: MNHN 1962-0680 to 0682 (1, 1, 1), 1963-0176 to 0178 (1, 1, 1), 1963-0179 (3), 1963-0180 and 0181 (1, 1), 1963-0183 (1), B-2988 [ex 1963-0182] (1). Lectotype selected by Mukhacheva 1980 [ref. 8685]. Date changed from 1963 to 1964 , Aug. 2012. •Valid as Ichthyococcus polli Blache 1964 -- (Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:135 [ref. 14275], Schaefer et al. 1986:244 [ref. 5709], Quéro et al. 1990:343 [ref. 14985], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568], Brown et al. 2019:158 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Ichthyococcus polli Blache 1964. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

poweriae, Gonostomus Cocco [A.] 1838:167 [7], Pl. 5 (fig. 2) [Nuovi annali delle scienze naturali e rendiconto dei lavori dell'Accademia della Scienze dell'Instituto di Bologna con appendice agraria. Bologna Anno 1 Tomo 2 (fasc. 9); ref. 865] Strait of Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. On p. 7 of separate. •Valid as Vinciguerria poweriae (Cocco 1838) -- (Witzell 1973:122 [ref. 7172], Badcock in Whitehead et al. 1984:324 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Schaefer et al. 1986:246 [ref. 5709], Scott & Scott 1988:169 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:189 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:30 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:97 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:92 [ref. 14674], Quéro et al. 1990:347 [ref. 14985], Boschung 1992:69 [ref. 23239], Golani 1994:35 [ref. 23162], Santos et al. 1997:34 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:35 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:447 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:89 [ref. 24106], Porteiro et al. 1999:30 [ref. 24203], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:320 [ref. 25086], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:151 [ref. 27754], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:41 [ref. 26753], Nakabo 2002:320 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:46 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:183 [ref. 27076], Golani 2005:21 [ref. 37112], Mundy 2005:172 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:251 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:432 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2007:58 [ref. 29533], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:23 [ref. 36649], Goren & Galil 2015:518 [ref. 33910], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:444 [ref. 34248], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:92 [ref. 36864]). Current status: Valid as Vinciguerria poweriae (Cocco 1838). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Circumglobal (including Mediterranean Sea), except possibly the eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

raoulensis, Gonostoma Waite [E. R.] 1910:373, Pl. 35 (fig. 1) [Transactions of the New Zealand Institute v. 42; ref. 14596] Kermadec Islands. Holotype (unique): CMC F211. Type catalog: Freeman & Tunnicliffe 1997:7 [ref. 22860]. •Synonym of Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895) -- (Quéro et al. 1990:346 [ref. 14985]). Current status: Synonym of Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895). Phosichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

sanzoi, Vinciguerria Jespersen [P.] & Tåning [A. V.] 1919:218, Pl. 17 (figs. 2, 5) [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn. v. 70; ref. 2350] North Atlantic. Syntypes: ZMUC P204452 (1), more syntypes at ZMUC but unidentifiable. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:25 [ref. 9588]. •Synonym of Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895) -- (Witzell 1973:122 [ref. 7172], Quéro et al. 1990:346 [ref. 14985]). Current status: Synonym of Vinciguerria nimbaria (Jordan & Williams 1895). Phosichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

surugaensis, Yarrella Matsubara [K.] 1943:74, Fig. 22 [Journal Shigenkagaku Kenkyusyo v. 1 (no. 1); ref. 6514] Heta, Japan. Holotype: FAKU 6213 (not seen in 1997). Paratypes: FAKU 6214-15 (1, 1). •Synonym of Polymetme corythaeola (Alcock 1898) -- (Quéro et al. 1990:345 [ref. 14985]). •Valid as Polymetme surugaensis (Matsubara 1943) -- (Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6441], Harold 1999:1904 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:321 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:297 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:321 [ref. 26001], Paxton et al. 2006:431 [ref. 28995]). Current status: Valid as Polymetme surugaensis (Matsubara 1943). Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

tenorei, Scopelus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850:440 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 22; ref. 1014] Naples, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. •Synonym of Vinciguerria attenuata (Cocco 1838) -- (Quéro et al. 1990:346 [ref. 14985]). Current status: Synonym of Vinciguerria attenuata (Cocco 1838). Phosichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

thaeocoryla, Polymetme Parin [N. V.] & Borodulina [O. D.] 1990:739 [113], Fig. 2 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 30 (no. 5); ref. 20170] Northeastern Atlantic, 25°47'N, 15°45'W, depth 500 meters. Holotype: ZMMU P-13768A. Paratypes: USNM 201289-90 (14, 4), 225166 (4), 302435 (5), 304214-16 (15, 4, 6), 304217-18 (2, 3); ZIN 49585 (2); ZMMU P-13768 (19), P-14129 (1). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:40-41 [ref. 25714] as taeocoryla. On p. 113 of English translation. •Valid as Polymetme thaeocoryla Parin & Borodulina 1990 -- (Craddock & Hartel in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:190 [ref. 26158], Harold 2003:888 [ref. 27001], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:46 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:183 [ref. 27076], Harold 2016:1791 [ref. 34568]). Current status: Valid as Polymetme thaeocoryla Parin & Borodulina 1990. Phosichthyidae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.