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melanurus, Batrachoides Barnard [K. H.] 1927:78 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 20 (no. 115) (art. 8); ref. 193] Agulhas Bank to Natal, South Africa, depth 25-100 fathoms [46-183 meters]. Syntypes: BMNH 1927.12.6.74 [ex SAM] (1) Agulhas Bank, SAM 11981 (1). Also appeared as new in Barnard 1927:994, Pl. 37 (fig. 1) [ref. 194]. •Valid as Chatrabus melanurus (Barnard 1927) -- (Hutchins 1986:359 [ref. 5673], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:145 [ref. 25472], Greenfield et al. 2008:681 [ref. 30046]). Current status: Valid as Chatrabus melanurus (Barnard 1927). Batrachoididae: Halophryninae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic and southwestern Indian Ocean: Angola to South Africa. Habitat: marine.