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Schedophilus elongatus Johnson, 1862
Synonym for Centrolophus niger (Gmelin, 1789)

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junior synonym, original combination
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Name from Greek words 'phylos' (Φίλος), t) meaning 'one who likes' and "s 'shedia' (Σχεδία) which means raft; literally means 'the one who likes rafts'. This probably refers to the lifestyle ot the juveniles of this genus (Michail Ragousis,, pers. Comm. 01/16) which are epipelagic and associate with floating jellyfish.
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