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mauretanicus, Atinga atinga Le Danois [Y.] 1954:2354 [Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences v. 238 (no. 24); ref. 6451] Mauritania. Syntypes: MNHN 1956-0066 (3), 1966-0705 (1). Type catalog: Le Danois 1962:477-478 [ref. 21440], Leis & Bauchot 1984:86 [ref. 12539]. •Synonym of Chilomycterus spinosus (Linnaeus 1758), but a valid subspecies mauretanicus (Le Danois 1954) as described -- (Duron & Quéro 1990:1075 [ref. 19530], Afonso et al. 1999:87 [ref. 25466] with question, Leis 2003:2012 [ref. 27121], Leis 2006:83 [ref. 28932], Wirtz et al. 2013:137 [ref. 32972], Leis in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3078 [ref. 34618], Carneiro et al. 2019:223 [ref. 37250]). •Valid as Chilomycterus mauretanicus (Le Danois 1954). Current status: Valid as Chilomycterus mauretanicus (Le Danois 1954). Diodontidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.