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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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heemstrai, Paracaristius Trunov [I. A.], Kukuev [E. I.] & Parin [N. V.] 2006:465 [English 445], Fig. 3 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 46 (no. 4); ref. 28740] South Atlantic, Discovery Seamount, 42°26'S, 0°15'E, depth 1300-1360 meters. Holotype (unique): ZIN 52281. Non-types: Heemstra specimens from off Durban; mentioned as sp. and not regarded as paratypes by Trunov et al. •Valid as Neocaristius heemstrai (Trunov, Kukuev & Parin 2006) -- (Stevenson & Kenaley 2011:386 [ref. 31552], Kenaley & Stewart 2015:1274 [ref. 34202], Sutton et al. 2020:276 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Neocaristius heemstrai (Trunov, Kukuev & Parin 2006). Caristiidae. Distribution: Southern Hemisphere: southwestern Indian Ocean off KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) and Discovery Seamount (South Atlantic); Tasmania and New Zealand, Lord Howe Rise. Habitat: marine.

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