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whitei, Hippocampus Bleeker [P.] 1855:17 [Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen (Amsterdam) v. 2 (art. 7); ref. 346] Sydney District, New South Wales, Australia. No types known. Appeared as "Hippocampus Whitei Blkr. = Hippocampu or Seahorse White" which is fig. 2, plate opposite p. 264 in White 1790 [ref. 4654]. Neotype as I.40831-018 [ref. 34632]. •Valid as Hippocampus whitei Bleeker 1855 -- (Dawson 1986:454 [ref. 5650], Paxton et al. 1989:422 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:98 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:449 [ref. 22532], Gomon 1997:248 [ref. 22842], Kuiter 1997:72 [ref. 25488], Lourie et al. 1999:127 [ref. 23993], Fricke 1999:152 [ref. 24106], Paulus 1999:2272 [ref. 24794], Johnson 1999:726 [ref. 25471], Kuiter 2001:327 [ref. 25900], Paxton et al. 2006:829 [ref. 29073], Kuiter 2009:42 [ref. 30404], Lourie 2016:100 [ref. 34505], Lourie et al. 2016:43 [ref. 34632], Hamilton et al. 2016:Supplement 2 [ref. 35615], Short et al. 2019:115 [ref. 36532]). Current status: Valid as Hippocampus whitei Bleeker 1855. Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae. Distribution: East coast of Australia from Hervey Bay (Queensland) to St. Georges Basin (New South Wales). Habitat: marine.