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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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melanopterus, Gadomus Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:658, Fig. 256 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Vicinity of Kaui Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 4028, depth 444-478 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 51606. Second specimen tentatively referred and not regarded as a type. •Valid as Gadomus melanopterus Gilbert 1905 -- (Howes & Crimmen 1990:199 [ref. 15692], Iwamoto in Cohen et al. 1990:97 [ref. 18936], Iwamoto & Williams 1999:119 [ref. 23875], Mundy 2005:248 [ref. 28379]). •See also Pequeño 1997:81 [ref. 23536]. Current status: Valid as Gadomus melanopterus Gilbert 1905. Bathygadidae. Distribution: Pacific: Hawaiian Islands, and possibly Sala-y-Gomez Ridge (southeastern Pacific). Habitat: marine.

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