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bigelowi, Bathypterois (Bathypterois) Mead [G. W.] 1958:366, Fig. 3 [Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 48 (no. 11); ref. 12088] Off Nicaragua, Caribbean Sea. Holotype: FMNH 64435. Paratypes: FMNH 64422 (1), 64424 (9), 64426-32 (4, 2, 1, 1, 3, 1, 2), 64436-37 (2, 3), 64459 (13); MCZ 27926 (1); UF 201998 [ex UMML 1998] (1), 201999 [ex UMML 1999] (1), 202335 [ex UMML 2335] (6). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:15 [ref. 12367]. Date may be 1859. •Valid as Bathypterois bigelowi Mead 1958 -- (Sulak 1977:94 [ref. 4299], Cervigón 1991:156 [ref. 24472], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:560 [ref. 23897], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Franco et al. 2009:801 [ref. 32442]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois bigelowi Mead 1958. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.