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dentex, Cyclopterus Pallas [P. S.] 1769:6, Pl. 1 (fig. 1-4) [Spicilegia Zoologica v. 1 (fasc. 7); ref. 20848] [As] Kahvyk, Scheveningen and Monster, Belgii littore occidentali [Neatherlands]. No types known. Type locality erroneus. Original spelling of name Cycloptervs dentex (historical typeset, equals Cyclopterus dentex). •Valid as Chorisochismus dentex (Pallas 1769) -- (Briggs 1955:40 [ref. 637], Briggs 1986:379 [ref. 5643], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:123 [ref. 28072], Conway et al. 2017:138 [ref. 35266]). Current status: Valid as Chorisochismus dentex (Pallas 1769). Gobiesocidae: Chorisochisminae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic and southwestern Indian Ocean: southern Africa. Habitat: marine.