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goetzeei, Gnathanacanthus Bleeker [P.] 1854:126 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 7 (no. 1); ref. 34229] Derwent River, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 5905. Described in more detail by Bleeker 1855:21, Fig. 1 [ref. 346], misspelled Gnathacanthus and goetzei by Bleeker on p. 31 (plate legend) [ref. 346]. Bleeker says named for J. W. Goetzee, so goetzeei is correct •Valid as Gnathanacanthus goetzeei Bleeker 1854 (often dated 1855) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:464 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:108 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:513 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:94 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:28 [ref. 25847], Paxton et al. 2006:910 [ref. 28994], Johnson 2008:506 [ref. 30650]). Current status: Valid as Gnathanacanthus goetzeei Bleeker 1854. Gnathanacanthidae. Distribution: Australia: Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. Habitat: marine.