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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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ensiferus, Haloporphyrus Günther [A.] 1887:92, Pl. 19 (fig. A) [Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger v. 22 (pt 57); ref. 2013] Rio de la Plata mouth, Challenger station 320, depth 600 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.32-35 (4). •Valid as Lepidion ensiferus (Günther 1887) -- (Nakamura in Nakamura et al. 1986:110 [ref. 14235], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:364 [ref. 18936], Pequeño 1997:82 [ref. 23536], Meléndez & Pequeño 1999:466 [ref. 24457], Duhamel et al. 2005:266 [ref. 32059] as cf. ensiferus, Bañón et al. 2012:x [ref. 32386], Nión et al. 2016:40 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Lepidion ensiferus (Günther 1887). Moridae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic and Southern Ocean. Habitat: marine.