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scitulus, Prionotus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:288 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 282); ref. 2472] Pensacola, Florida and Beaufort, North Carolina, U.S.A. Syntypes: USNM 15148 (1) Florida. Based on Prionotus punctatus of Jordan & Gilbert 1878, not Cuvier & Valenciennes, and on one specimen; authors state the "The original types were obtained by us at Beaufort..." •Valid as Prionotus scitulus Jordan & Gilbert 1882 -- (Ross 1983:9 [ref. 36592], Robins & Ray 1986:280 [ref. 23100], Miller & Richards 1991:760 [ref. 15981], Boschung 1992:101 [ref. 23239], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:244 [ref. 24550], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:156 [ref. 27754], Richards & Miller 2003:1276 [ref. 27049], Nelson et al. 2004:117 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:67 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:120 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Prionotus scitulus Jordan & Gilbert 1882. Triglidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.