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Gigantactis perlatus (non Beebe & Crane, 1947)
Misapplied name for Gigantactis perlatus Beebe & Crane, 1947

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  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Misapplied name
  Status details :   
misapplied name, original combination
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  Comment :   
Year from Eschmeyer (CofF 1998: Ref. 26282).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, 'gigas' or 'gigantos' = gigantic + Greek, 'aktis' = ray (referring to the unusually long first dorsal-fin spine that functions as a lure in this genus) (Ref. 86949)
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References using the name as accepted
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