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macclurei, Rupiscartes Silvester [C. F.] 1915:217 [Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 14; ref. 4027] Dead coral reef west of Guanica Harbor, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Holotype: PU 3081. Paratypes: PU 3027 (1). Species originally described as Rupiscartes macclurei, but later published and figured in Silvester 1918:24. Pl. 3 (fig. 2) [ref. 15257] as Alticus macclurei. •Synonym of Ophioblennius atlanticus (Valenciennes 1836), but a valid subspecies -- (Greenfield & Johnson 1981:71 [ref. 5580], Cervigón 1994:129 [ref. 24488], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:309 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:166 [ref. 27754], Smith et al. 2003:57 [ref. 27621]). •Valid as Ophioblennius macclurei (Silvester 1915) -- (Collette et al. 2003:122 [ref. 26784], Williams 2003:1772 [ref. 27109], Nelson et al. 2004:167 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:638 [ref. 28815], Rangel & Mendes 2009:58 [ref. 30055] once as mccclurei, as species or subspecies, Patzner et al. 2009:458 [ref. 30396], Hastings & Springer 2009:7 [ref. 31156], Page et al. 2013:168 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:72 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:147 [ref. 34961]). Current status: Valid as Ophioblennius macclurei (Silvester 1915). Blenniidae: Salariinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.