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punctatissimus, Siganus Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1929:298, Fig. 25 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 100, v. 8; ref. 1476] Masinloc Bay, Zambales, Philippines. Holotype: USNM 89979. Paratypes: (25) USNM 182874-76 (2, 2, 2). •Valid as Siganus punctatissimus Fowler & Bean 1929 -- (Randall et al. 1990:439 [ref. 15987], Woodland 1990:71 [ref. 19220], Randall et al. 1997:439 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:267 [ref. 23965], Woodland in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1317 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:122 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:104 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:45 [ref. 25847], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:161 [ref. 26232], Woodland 2001:3641 [ref. 26300], Nakabo 2002:1317 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:62 [ref. 26830] as punctitissimus, Allen et al. 2006:1726 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1012 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:180 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Siganus punctatissimus Fowler & Bean 1929. Siganidae. Distribution: Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean: Indonesia, Philippines, east to Solomon Islands, north to Taiwan and Yaeyama Islands, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.