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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2022-05-25
Page range: 199-200
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Epinnula rex nom. nov., a replacement name for Epinnula pacifica Ho, Motomura, Hata & Jiang, 2017 (Teleostei: Gempylidae)

National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, Pingtung, Taiwan
The Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Center for Molecular Biodiversity Research, National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba, Japan
Eastern Marine Biology Research Center, Fishery Research Institute, Taitung, Taiwan
Pisces Teleostei Gempylidae


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