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felis, Anarrhichthys Girard [C. F.] 1858:125 [General report upon zoology of the several Pacific railroad routes, 1857; ref. 4911] San Francisco and Monterey, California, U.S.A. Syntypes: (5 + 2) USNM 511 (orig. 3, now 2) San Francisco, 692 (1, bones, lost), 693 (1, bones, lost) Type catalog: Springer & Anderson 1997:3 [ref. 22953]. Appeared first without distinguishing features as Anarrhichas felis in Girard 1854:150 [ref. 5769]. See Springer and Anderson (1997:3 [ref. 22953]) for explanation of complex nomenclatural history of Girard's (1858) A. felis and disposition of types. •Synonym of Anarrhichthys ocellatus Ayres 1855 -- (Barsukov 1959:107 [ref. 23136], Mecklenburg 2003:3 [ref. 27300]). Current status: Synonym of Anarrhichthys ocellatus Ayres 1855. Anarhichadidae. Habitat: marine.


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