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Allocyttus niger James, Inada & Nakamura, 1988
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Allocyttus; Species: niger; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, allos = other + Greek, kyttaros, kytos = a convex cavity
Etymology of specific name : 
niger refers to the blackish color of freshly caught specimens. It also reflects the common name "black oreo", which has been widely used in the New Zealand deepwater fishery for several years (Ref. 27159).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name

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