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Gigantactis watermani Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981
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Gigantactis watermani Bertelsen , Pietsch & Lavenberg , 1981

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Gigantactinidae (Whipnose anglers)
Etymology: Gigantactis: 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 ) .

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