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gayi, Merlus Guichenot [A.] 1848:329, Pl. 8 (fig. 2) [Fauna Chilena.... in Gay.; ref. 1939] Valpara√≠so, Chile. Syntypes: MNHN B-1280 (2, poor condition). Type catalog: Bailly et al. 1999:233 [ref. 24244]. •Valid as Merluccius gayi (Guichenot 1848) -- (Inada in Nakamura et al. 1986:127 [ref. 14235], Pequeño 1989:45 [ref. 14125], Inada in Cohen et al. 1990:336 [ref. 18936], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:208 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:232, 384 [ref. 24555], Bailly et al. 1999:233 [ref. 24244], Grant & Leslie 2001:700 [ref. 25592], Lloris et al. 2003:28 [ref. 27698] with subspecies, Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:196 [ref. 28944], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957]). Current status: Valid as Merluccius gayi (Guichenot 1848). Merlucciidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific (subspecies gayi). Habitat: marine.