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Gnathanacanthus Bleeker [P.] 1854:126 Masc. Gnathanacanthus goetzeei Bleeker 1854. Type by monotypy. Described in more detail by Bleeker 1855:2, 21 [ref. 346], misspelled Gnathacanthus and goetzei by Bleeker on p. 31 (plate legend) [ref. 346]. Bleeker says named for J. W. Goetzee, so goetzeei is correct. •Valid as Gnathanacanthus Bleeker 1854 (often dated 1855) -- (Washington et al. 1984:440 [ref. 13660], Scott 1986 [ref. 5807], Paxton et al. 1989:464 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:513 [ref. 22532], Mandrytsa 2001:270 [ref. 25636], Paxton et al. 2006:909 [ref. 28994], Johnson 2008:506 [ref. 30650]). Current status: Valid as Gnathanacanthus Bleeker 1854. Gnathanacanthidae.