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maculatus, Mesites Jenyns [L.] 1842:119, Pl. 22 (figs. 4, 4a) [The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Beagle; ref. 2344] Fresh water brook on Hardy Peninsula, Tierra del Fuego and Río Santa Cruz, Patagonia. Syntypes: (5, 4 from Santa Cruz) BMNH 1917.7.14.6 (1) Hardy Peninsula, BMNH 1917.7.14.7-9 (2 or 3) Santa Cruz. •Valid as Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns 1842) -- (McDowall 1970:378 [ref. 22863], McDowall 1971:49 [ref. 22864], McDowall & Frankenberg 1981:526 [ref. 5500], Cadwallader & Backhouse 1983:64 [ref. 25473], Pequeño 1987:363 [ref. 12874], Paxton et al. 1989:176 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:29 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:89 [ref. 24556], Lloris & Rucabado 1991:55 [ref. 22530], Ruiz & Berra 1994:14 [ref. 21384], Gomon et al. 1994:237 [ref. 22532], McDowall & Fulton in McDowall 1996:67 [ref. 22909], López et al. 1996:17 [ref. 23681], Chilcott & Humphries 1996:145 [ref. 25528], Azpelicueta et al. 1996:158 [ref. 24722], Waters & White 1997:42 [ref. 25527], Berra & Barbour 1998:274 [ref. 23664], Morgan et al. 1998:30 [ref. 24611], Pequeño 1999:172 [ref. 24566], Johnson 1999:723 [ref. 25471], Dyer 2000:84 [ref. 26678], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2002:101 [ref. 25930], McDowall & Waters 2002:43 [ref. 26027], López et al. 2002:63 [ref. 26808], Berra in Reis et al. 2003:504 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:68 [ref. 27366], Cussac et al. 2004:108 [ref. 27813], Hammer & Walker 2004:88 [ref. 28129], Menni 2004:85 [ref. 28131], Paxton et al. 2006:404-405 [ref. 28995], Raadik 2008:219 [ref. 30624], Hammer et al. 2012:63 [ref. 32389], Raadik 2014:159 [ref. 33606], McDowall & Stewart 2015:398 [ref. 34241], Mirande & Koerber 2015:49 [ref. 35117]). Current status: Valid as Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns 1842). Galaxiidae: Galaxiinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific, Oceania and, southern South America: Argentina, Australia, Chatham Islands, Chile, Falkland Islands, Lord Howe Island, New Zealand. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.