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russelii, Gymnetrus Cuvier [G.] (ex Shaw) 1816:244 [Le Règne Animal v. 2; ref. 993] Shikoku, Tosa Bay, Japan [original locality: Vizagapatam, India]. Neotype: BSKU 39999. Apparently this is the first Latinization of "Russelian Gymnetrus" of Shaw 1803:195, pl. 28 [ref. 4014]. Spelled russellii by Günther 1861:311 [ref. 1964]. Neotype designated by Roberts 2012:100 [ref. 32187]. Named for Russell (mispelled as Russel), here not considered as an inadvertent error, but spelling russellii retained due to prevailing usage. •Valid as Gymnetrus russelii Cuvier 1816 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1991:164 [ref. 16591] with Shaw as author). •Valid as Regalecus russellii (Cuvier 1816) -- (Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:117 [ref. 6441] with author as Shaw, Salazar-Hermoso et al. 1999:70 [ref. 23978] as russelli, Nakabo 2000:406 [ref. 25086] with author as Shaw, Balart et al. 2000:137 [ref. 25266], Shinohara et al. 2001:302 [ref. 25995] with author as Shaw, Nakabo 2002:406 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:205, 536 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2011:40 [ref. 31715], Roberts 2012:56, 90 [ref. 32187] as russelli, Shinohara et al. 2014:240 [ref. 33330] with author as (Shaw 1803), Parin et al. 2014:163 [ref. 33547], Roberts 2016:1941 [ref. 34582], Angulo & López-Sánchez 2017:579, 587 [ref. 35166], Carneiro et al. 2019:129 [ref. 37250], Sonoyama et al. 2020:28 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Regalecus russellii (Cuvier 1816). Regalecidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate waters (including Sea of Japan). Habitat: marine.