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japonicus, Myripristis Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:173, Pl. 58 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Japan. No types known. Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:36 [ref. 20740]. Appeared as name only in Cuvier 1829:151 [ref. 995]. •Valid as Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:46 [ref. 19756], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1982:211, 368 [ref. 8256], Kyushin et al. 1982:38 [ref. 19754], Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:114 [ref. 6441], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1985:429, 650 [ref. 8056], Paxton et al. 1989:379 [ref. 12442], Chen et al. 1990:258 [ref. 16678], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:190 [ref. 27969], Chen et al. 1997:29 [ref. 26476], Kotlyar 1998:210 [ref. 24674], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2247 [ref. 24790], Nakabo 2000:494 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:494 [ref. 26001], Youn 2002:226, 551 [ref. 26218] with author as Valenciennes, Shinohara et al. 2005:422 [ref. 28370], Allen et al. 2006:781 [ref. 29066], Satapoomin 2009:52 [ref. 30463], Motomura et al. 2010:83 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:373 [ref. 31242], Larson et al. 2013:73 [ref. 32988], Yoshida et al. 2013:67 [ref. 34464], Eguchi & Motomura 2016:79 [ref. 34690], Greenfield et al. 2017:21 [ref. 35170] and as cf. japonicus, Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Motomura et al. 2017:58 [ref. 35490], Fricke 2017:[5] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[12] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific: Andaman Sea east to Philippines, north to southern Japan, south to Shark Bay (Western Australia), New South Wales (Australia) New Caledonia, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Habitat: marine.