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xenops, Peloropsis Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:630, Fig. 245 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Avau Channel, between Maui Island and Lanai Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 3872, depth 32-43 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 51604. •Valid as Rhinopias xenops (Gilbert 1905) -- (Eschmeyer et al. 1973 [ref. 6390], Eschmeyer & Randall 1975:311 [ref. 6389], Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:315 [ref. 6441], Randall & DiSalvo 1997:1035 [ref. 22982], Poss 1999:2306 [ref. 24796], Nakabo 2000:573 [ref. 25086], Randall 2001:6 [ref. 25610], Nakabo 2002:573 [ref. 26001], Mandrytsa 2002:569 [ref. 26272], Mundy 2005:327 [ref. 28379], Motomura & Johnson 2006:500 [ref. 28799], Randall 2007:173 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Valid as Rhinopias xenops (Gilbert 1905). Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Seychelles east to Hawaiian Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Coral Sea. Habitat: marine.