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scaber, Sebastes Ramsay [E. P.] & Ogilby [J. D.] 1886:577 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 10 (pt 4); ref. 18597] Shark Reef, Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Syntypes: AMS B.8450-51 (2). New South Wales is apparently in error for a warmer water location. •Valid as Scorpaenodes scaber (Ramsay & Ogilby 1886) -- (Dor 1984:83 [ref. 29757], Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:314 [ref. 6441] as scabra, Allen & Swainston 1988:50 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:450 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:21 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:82 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:119 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:159 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:22 [ref. 25356] dated 1866, Allen 1997:78 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:88 [ref. 25488], Poss 1999:2339 [ref. 24796], Johnson 1999:727 [ref. 25471], Nakabo 2000:583 [ref. 25086], Poss in Randall & Lim 2000:605 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:583 [ref. 26001], Greenfield & Matsuura 2002:976 [ref. 26507], Kimura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:40 [ref. 27510], Randall 2005:120 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:888 [ref. 29066], Shao et al. 2008:246 [ref. 29952], Motomura et al. 2010:90 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:378 [ref. 31242], Motomura et al. 2011:67 [ref. 31308], Motomura et al. 2016:358 [ref. 34411] as a valid species in southeastern Australia). Current status: Valid as Scorpaenodes scaber (Ramsay & Ogilby 1886). Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Marshall and Society Islands, north to Taiwan and Japan, south to New South Wales (Australia), Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia and Rapa, and Society Islands. Species limited to southern Australia (Motomura et al. 2016:358 [ref. 34411] but needs investigation). Habitat: brackish, marine.