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margaritifer, Scolopsides Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:337 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 5; ref. 999] Waigeo, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-7696. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1983:11 [ref. 11366]. Scolopsis margaritifera is correct, Scolopsis is feminine. •Valid as Scolopsis margaritifer (Cuvier 1830) -- (Russell 1990:113 [ref. 19228], Randall et al. 1990:207 [ref. 15987], Aizawa et al. 1993:2 [ref. 24326], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:323 [ref. 27969] with author as Cuvier & Valenciennes, Allen 1997:140 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:100 [ref. 26476], Kuiter 1997:170 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:207 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:158 [ref. 23965], Nakabo 2000:855 [ref. 25086] as margalitifer, Russell in Randall & Lim 2000:621 [ref. 25122], Allen 2000:104 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:102 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:34 [ref. 25847], Russell 2001:3088 [ref. 26106], Nakabo 2002:855 [ref. 26001] as margalitifer, Allen & Adrim 2003:41 [ref. 26830], Adrim et al. 2004:121 [ref. 27715], Motomura et al. 2017:151 [ref. 35490] as margalitifer). •Valid as Scolopsis margaritifera (Cuvier 1830) -- (Chen 1997:347 [ref. 23444], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:105 [ref. 27510], Allen et al. 2006:1249 [ref. 29090], Barman & Mishra 2009:34 [ref. 37652], Motomura in Shibukawa & Motomura 2009:159 [ref. 31131], Allen & Erdmann 2012:487 [ref. 31980], Mishra et al. 2013:448 [ref. 32430], Fricke et al. 2014:93 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2019:167 [ref. 36673], Psomadakis et al. 2020:485 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Scolopsis margaritifera (Cuvier 1830). Nemipteridae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Myanmar, Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Philippines, New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) and Vanuatu, north to Taiwan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.