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sierra, Scorpaena (Sebastoplus) Gilbert [C. H.] 1890:82 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 13 (no. 797); ref. 1623] Gulf of California, Mexico, Albatross station 2996 and 3011, depth 71-112 fathoms. Syntypes: (4) CAS-SU 307 (1); USNM 46469 (1), 124331 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:121 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Pontinus sierra (Gilbert 1890) -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:82 [ref. 23101], Poss in Fischer et al. 1995:1551 [ref. 22830], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:295 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:271 [ref. 24555], Nelson et al. 2004:113 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:116 [ref. 32708], Barriga S. 2014:117 [ref. 35745], Jiménez-Prado et al. 2015:402 [ref. 34894], Robertson et al. 2017:77 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Pontinus sierra (Gilbert 1890). Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Baja California and Gulf of California (Mexico) south to northern Peru. Habitat: marine.