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Makaira nigricans (non Lacepède, 1802)
Misapplied name for Makaira mazara (non Lacepède, 1802)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Makaira; Species: nigricans; (non Lacepède, 1802)
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
In Fowler 1944. However, other scientists consider this name synonymous to M. mazara.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek,makaira, -as = happy, rich (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
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