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Brachionichthys Bleeker [P.] 1854:121 Masc. Chironectes hirsutus of Bleeker (= Lophius hirsutus Lacep├Ęde 1804). Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1865:5 [ref. 416]; Jordan 1919:263 [ref. 2410] wrongly lists C. politus Richardson as type. Described in more detail by Bleeker 1855:12, 21 [ref. 346]. •Valid as Brachionichthys Bleeker 1854 (often dated 1855) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:275 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:283 [ref. 22532], Paxton et al. 2006:647 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2007:53 [ref. 29447], Last & Gomon 2008:375 [ref. 30638], Last & Gledhill 2009:12 [ref. 30518]). Current status: Valid as Brachionichthys Bleeker 1854. Brachionichthyidae.