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Pelagocephalus marki Heemstra & Smith, 1981
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Pelagocephalus; Species: marki; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Name 'Pelagios' meaning of the sea, in allusion to the envisioned offshore, openwater habitat and 'cephalus' or head, in allusion both to the sleek head and to the similarity of the name with that of Lagocephalus (rabbit head; appropriate for most species, but not for the two which are pelagic), one of the several genera closely related to it.
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  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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