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rostratus, Acanthurus Günther [A.] 1875:117, Pl. 66 (fig. B) [Journal des Museum Godeffroy v. 2 (no. 9); ref. 14204] Society Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Holotype (unique): BMNH (skin, not seen). •Valid as Zebrasoma rostratum (Günther 1875) -- (Randall 1999:28 [ref. 25829], Randall et al. 2001:120 [ref. 25316], Randall & Earle 2000:21 [ref. 25806], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:95 [ref. 26232], Randall 2001:3665 [ref. 26301] dated 1873, Randall 2005:588 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:496 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:432 [ref. 30952], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:8 [ref. 33988] dated 1873, Bernardi et al. 2018:3 [ref. 36114]). Current status: Valid as Zebrasoma rostratum (Günther 1875). Acanthuridae. Distribution: Central Pacific: Line Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands, Rapa, Tuamotu Archipelago; waifs reaching Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.