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chrysurus, Coryphaena Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801:174, 186 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 3; ref. 2710] La mer du Sud [East of Ambrym, Vanuatu, southwestern Pacific] 16°S, 170°E. No types preserved. Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:37 [ref. 20740]. Figured on pl. 18 (fig. 2) of Lacepède 1800 [ref. 2709]. Based on Coryphus chrysurus in manuscript description and illustration by Commerson (Philibert Commerson, 1727-1773, French explorer and naturalist). Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:202, 218 (vol. 8) [ref. 30473]. •Synonym of Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Tortonese 1990:756 [ref. 18658]). Current status: Synonym of Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus 1758. Coryphaenidae. Habitat: marine.


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