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capensis, Trigla Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:55 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 4; ref. 998] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-6938 (2 heads, poor condition), A-423 and A-428 (2 dry skins in fragile condition); SMF 2816 [ex MNHN] (1). Type catalog: Blanc & Hureau 1968:36 [ref. 20738]. •Valid as Chelidonichthys capensis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Richards 1968:96 [ref. 7911], Heemstra 1982:292 [ref. 5416], Heemstra 1986:487 [ref. 5660], Richards & Saksena 1990:680 [ref. 17757], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:153 [ref. 25472], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:150 [ref. 28072], Richards 2016:2302 [ref. 35044], Fricke et al. 2018:138 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Chelidonichthys capensis (Cuvier 1829). Triglidae. Distribution: Namibia and South Africa to southern Madagascar. Habitat: marine.