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albimaculatus, Gobius Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830:135 [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3843] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Lectotype: SMF 1733. Paralectotypes: ?BMNH 1860.11.9.66-67 (2), SMF 4844-45 (2). Lectotype established by Dor 1984:239 [ref. 29757] if not designated earlier. •Valid as Amblygobius albimaculatus (Rüppell 1830) -- (Goren 1979:24 [ref. 1852], Dor 1984:239 [ref. 29757], Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:255 [ref. 6441], Maugé 1986:359 [ref. 6218], Hoese 1986:778 [ref. 5670], Goren & Dor 1994:62 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:327 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23922], Myers 1999:242 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:497 [ref. 24106], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:241 [ref. 25480], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S118 [ref. 27377], Heemstra et al. 2004:3328 [ref. 27945], Fricke et al. 2018:324 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:15 [ref. 36883]). Current status: Valid as Amblygobius albimaculatus (Rüppell 1830). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Seychelles, Comoros, Madagascar and Mascarenes (Mauritius, Rodrigues) east to Philippines (possibly Gambier Islands), north to southern Japan, south to Queensland (Australia). Habitat: brackish, marine.