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Gigantactis macronema Regan, 1925
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Gigantactis; Species: macronema; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  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:   
Accepted name
 
 

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