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mola, Tetraodon Linnaeus [C.] 1758:334 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] [In M. Mediterraneo] Mediterranean Sea (including Montpellier, France; Genoa and Rome, Italy); Middleton-on-Sea, West Sussex, England, U. K., English Channel; Panzance, Cornwall, England, U. K., Northeastern Atlantic. Neotype: MZUB. Neotype designated by Sawai et al. 2017:[12] [ref. 35699]. •Valid as Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:113 [ref. 19546], Tortonese 1973:649 [ref. 7192], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:300 [ref. 9277], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:366 [ref. 6441], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1349 [ref. 13677], Heemstra 1986:908 [ref. 5660], Robins & Ray 1986:310 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:571 [ref. 25518], Matarese et al. 1989:628 [ref. 26885], Pequeño 1989:78 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:247 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:227 [ref. 14674], Tortonese 1990:1077 [ref. 18658], Gomon et al. 1994:917 [ref. 22532], Scott in Fischer et al. 1995:1277 [ref. 22830], Cervigón 1996:88 [ref. 24489], Santos et al. 1997:116 [ref. 23531], Lindberg et al. 1997:180 [ref. 23547], Carpenter et al. 1997:241 [ref. 23922], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:661 [ref. 24023], Arruda 1997:124 [ref. 24952], Anderson et al. 1998:29 [ref. 23611], Aguilera 1998:54 [ref. 24221], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:137 [ref. 24555], Sokolovskaya et al. 1998:14 [ref. 24670], Fricke 1999:615 [ref. 24106], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:358 [ref. 25013], Díaz de Astarloa et al. 2000:401 [ref. 24427], Hutchins in Randall & Lim 2000:649 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1435 [ref. 25182], Hutchins 2001:3967 [ref. 26319], Kolpakov & Barabanshchikov 2001:423 [ref. 25413], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:158 [ref. 26753], Klein-MacPhee in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:604 [ref. 26158], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:852 [ref. 25968], Nakabo 2002:1435 [ref. 26193], Santini & Tyler 2002:38 [ref. 25998], Youn 2002:461, 702 [ref. 26218], Matsuura 2003:2015 [ref. 27119], Parenti 2003:2 [ref. 27311], Myers & Donaldson 2003:651 [ref. 27495], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:111 [ref. 27192], Parin 2003:S36 [ref. 28536], Nelson et al. 2004:186 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:458 [ref. 28072], Mundy 2005:539 [ref. 28379], Randall et al. 2005:132 [ref. 28745], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:941 [ref. 28815], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Bray & Hoese 2006:1937 [ref. 29049], Fricke 2007:27 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:118 [ref. 29533], Bray 2008:860 [ref. 30620], Fricke et al. 2009:124 [ref. 30213], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:76 [ref. 36649], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:195 [ref. 30957], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1100 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:191 [ref. 32708], Jawad 2013:287 [ref. 32727], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:182 [ref. 32953], Wirtz et al. 2013:137 [ref. 32972], Matsuura 2014:25 [ref. 33576], Parin et al. 2014:556 [ref. 33547], Psomadakis et al. 2015:340 [ref. 34104], Pinheiro et al. 2015:36 [ref. 34324], Pietsch & Orr 2015:72 [ref. 34694], Matsuura in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3081 [ref. 34618], Fourriére et al. 2016:460 [ref. 34668], Katayama & Matsuura 2016:96 [ref. 34881], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:612 [ref. 34923], Nión et al. 2016:56 [ref. 35565], Kells et al. 2016:342 [ref. 35888], Nyegaard et al. 2017:8, 11 [ref. 35492], Sawai et al. 2017:[12] [ref. 35699], Golani & Fricke 2018:184 [ref. 36273], Artüz & Fricke 2019:561 [ref. 36612], Brown et al. 2019:183 [ref. 36444], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:102 [ref. 36864], Wirtz & Biscoito 2019:4 [ref. 36989], Yapici 2019:14 [ref. 36891]). Current status: Valid as Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758). Molidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas (including Mediterranean Sea, Sea of Marmara, Red Sea). Habitat: marine.