A recent reference acknowledging the validity of this species is needed.
- Quast, J.C. and E.L. Hall 1972 List of fishes of Alaska and adjacent waters with a guide to some of their literature. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Rep. NMFS SSRF-658, 47 p. (Ref. 6876) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=6876&speccode=50896
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