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Gigantactis perlatus (non Beebe & Crane, 1947)
Misapplied name for Gigantactis vanhoeffeni (non Beebe & Crane, 1947)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Gigantactis; Species: perlatus; (non Beebe & Crane, 1947)
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  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
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)
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name

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