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Symphurus megasomus Lee, Chen & Shao, 2009
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Symphurus; Species: megasomus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Name derived from the Greek, 'mega' for large, and 'somus' for body, referring to the large size of this species and the deep body without obvious tapering in the posterior body.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 
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