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uranoscopus, Ceratias Murray [J.] in Thomson 1877:70, Fig. 20 on p. 69 [Voyage of the `Challenger'. v. 2; ref. 17807] Northeastern Atlantic, between Canary and Cape Verde islands, 22°18'N, 22°02'W, 0-4392 meters. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1887.12.7.15. •Synonym of Ceratias holboelli Krøyer 1845 -- (Maul 1973:674 [ref. 7171]). •Valid as Ceratias uranoscopus Murray 1877 -- (Pietsch 1986:485 [ref. 5969], Bertelsen 1990:510 [ref. 15724], Stearn & Pietsch in Okamura et al. 1995:131 [ref. 22531], Pietsch 1999:2035 [ref. 24766], Nakabo 2000:468 [ref. 25086], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:303 [ref. 25968], Nakabo 2002:468 [ref. 26001], Anderson & Leslie 2001:21 [ref. 26165], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:303 [ref. 25968], Pietsch 2003:1067 [ref. 27014], Moore et al. 2003:216 [ref. 27076], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:65 [ref. 27192], Mundy 2005:273 [ref. 28379], Paxton & Gates 2006:666 [ref. 29007], Pietsch 2008:385 [ref. 30637], Pietsch 2009:326 [ref. 30766], Pietsch 2016:2072 [ref. 34597], Kenchington et al. 2020:[4] [ref. 37729], Sutton et al. 2020:232 [ref. 37832], Mincarone et al. 2021:4 [ref. 38381]). Current status: Valid as Ceratias uranoscopus Murray 1877. Ceratiidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas, but not in eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.