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polylepis, Macrurus Alcock [A. W.] 1889:395 [21] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 4 (no. 23); ref. 81] Bay of Bengal, 20°17'30"N, 88°51'E, Investigator station 14, 193 fathoms depth, and 19°35'N, 92°24'E, Investigator station 6, depth 272 fathoms. Syntypes: ZSI F11678 (1) station 14, F11724 (1) station 6. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:138 [ref. 20743]. Original genus should have been Macrourus. On p. 21 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1900: Pl. 29 (figs. 4, 4a) [ref. 20536]. •Synonym of Nezumia semiquincunciata (Alcock 1889) -- (Iwamoto 1986:339 [ref. 5674]). •Valid as Nezumia polylepis (Alcock 1889) -- (Iwamoto in Cohen et al. 1990:263 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Valid as Nezumia polylepis (Alcock 1889). Macrouridae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.


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