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smithae, Canthigaster Allen [G. R.] & Randall [J. E.] 1977:489, Fig. 5C [Records of the Australian Museum v. 30 (no. 17); ref. 6714] Off Flic en Flac, western coast of Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 30 meters. Holotype: BPBM 18009. Paratypes: BPBM 18010 (2), 18041 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 2231 (1); USNM 213575 (1), 215969 (1); WAM P.25126-001 (1, missing). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:45 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:53 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Canthigaster smithae Allen & Randall 1977 -- (Smith & Heemstra 1986:899 [ref. 5714], Fricke 1999:609 [ref. 24106], Allen & Adrim 2003:65 [ref. 26830], Fricke et al. 2009:122 [ref. 30213], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1095 [ref. 31980], Mishra et al. 2019:300 [ref. 36950], Tea et al. 2020:3 [ref. 37258], Matsuura et al. 2020:86 [ref. 37714]). Current status: Valid as Canthigaster smithae Allen & Randall 1977. Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, western Mascarenes and Maldives east to Andaman Sea and coast of Sumatra (Indonesia). Habitat: marine.