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Platybelone argalus (non Lesueur, 1821)
Misapplied name for Platybelone argalus (Lesueur, 1821)

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misapplied name, new combination
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, platys = flat + Greek, belone = needle; any fish with sharp pointed snout; also Pierre Belon, 1517-64, French zoologist born in Le Mans. Professor at the College de France, author of " La nature et diversité des poissons", 1551 (Ref. 45335).
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