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Catalog of Fishes
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Batrachomoeus Ogilby [J. D.] 1908:46, 54 Masc. Batrachomoeus broadbenti Ogilby 1908. Type by subsequent designation. Type apparently first designated by Jordan 1920:529 [ref. 4905]. Typesetting of dipthong "ae" or "oe" in chomaeus or chomoeus difficult to determine, spelled with oe by current authors. Appeared first as name only in Annual Report authored by Ogilby in 1907 (see Hutchins). Greenfield et al. 2008:681 [ref. 30046] regarded the type species as Batrachomoeus minor Ogilby 1908 by subsequent designation of McCulloch 1929:358. •Valid as Batrachomoeus Ogilby 1908 -- (Hutchins 1976:19 [ref. 6971], Hutchins 1981 [ref. 6830], Paxton et al. 1989:271 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:280 [ref. 22532], Greenfield 1999:2000 [ref. 24764], Allen et al. 2006:629 [ref. 29004], Greenfield et al. 2008:681 [ref. 30046], Gomon 2008:360 [ref. 30616], Kottelat 2013:273 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Batrachomoeus Ogilby 1908. Batrachoididae: Halophryninae.