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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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victoriae, Apogon Günther [A.] 1859:243 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Victoria [actually Western Australia], Australia. Syntypes: (2) BMNH 1858.12.27.32 (1, primary specimen). Also listed was Plate XV, fig. C, but on preface p. vi it is stated, "The Plates referred to, and executed by Mr. Ford, will be published as a separate volume." •Tentatively valid as Apogon victoriae Günther 1859 -- (Randall & Hoese 1988:363 [ref. 14264] and with remarks on the type locality, Paxton et al. 1989:551 [ref. 12442]). •Valid as Apogon victoriae Günther 1859 -- (Kuiter 1997:142 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:32 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:1097 [ref. 29004]). •Valid as Ostorhinchus victoriae (Günther 1859) -- (Mabuchi et al. 2014:201 [ref. 33426], Hoschke et al. 2019:155 [ref. 36626], Kuiter & Kozawa 2019:116 [ref. 36965]). Current status: Valid as Ostorhinchus victoriae (Günther 1859). Apogonidae: Apogoninae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean: Rottnest Island (Western Australia) north to Northern Territory (Australia). Habitat: marine.