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velox, Euleptorhamphus Poey [F.] 1868:383 [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3505] Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 8779. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:180 [ref. 22926], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:30 [ref. 35195]. •Synonym of Hemirhamphus viridis van Hasselt 1823 -- (Parin 1964 [ref. 9515]). •Valid as Euleptorhamphus velox Poey 1868 -- (Collette 1965:218 [ref. 13343], Robins & Ray 1986:102 [ref. 23100], Collette & Parin 1990:579 [ref. 16473], Cervigón 1991:219 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:83 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:337 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:958 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:175 [ref. 25013], Collette et al. 2003:103 [ref. 26784], Collette 2003:1143 [ref. 26981], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:68 [ref. 27192], Collette 2004:3 [ref. 27583], Nelson et al. 2004:101 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:102 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:120 [ref. 32972], Collette 2016:2163 [ref. 34601], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:30 [ref. 35195]). Current status: Valid as Euleptorhamphus velox Poey 1868. Hemiramphidae. Distribution: Atlantic: western Atlantic from New England south through the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea to Recife, Brazil and eastern Atlantic from the Cape Verde Islands, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. Habitat: marine.