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Oligoplites Gill [T. N.] 1863:166 Masc. Gasterosteus occidentalis Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Gill refers to Chorinemus occidentalis Cuvier & Valenciennes [Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832:393 [ref. 1000]] which is Valenciennes' unneeded replacement name: "Chorinemus saltans, nob.; Gasterosteus occidentalis, Linn." Type designated by Jordan & Gilbert 1883:447 [ref. 2476]. Based on a nomen dubium -- (see Smith-Vaniz et al. 1979:5 [ref. 12247], who regards type as Chorinemus occidentalis G√ľnther). •Valid as Oligoplites Gill 1863 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Staiger 1973:213 [ref. 7106], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:275 [ref. 24550], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1433 [ref. 27083]). Current status: Valid as Oligoplites Gill 1863. Carangidae.