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Caulophryne pietschi
Synonym for Caulophryne pelagica (Brauer, 1902)

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junior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, 'kaulos' or 'caulis' = stem + Greek, 'phryne' = toad (according to Goode and Bean (1896): "a 'phryne'-like fish with the cephalic tentacle supported on a stemlike base") ( Ref. 86949).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named for Theodore W. Pietsch.
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References using the name as accepted
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