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altipinnis, Tetrodon Ogilby [J. D.] 1891:110 [Records of the Australian Museum v. 1 (no. 6); ref. 18490] Lord Howe Island. Holotype (unique): AMS IA.6031 (stuffed). Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Valid as Torquigener altipinnis (Ogilby 1891) -- (Hardy 1983:30 [ref. 5341], Hardy 1989:122 [ref. 17672], Paulin et al. 1989:245 [ref. 24556], Francis 1993:168 [ref. 25479], Johnson 1999:755 [ref. 25471], Matsuura 2001:3957 [ref. 26317], Hoese et al. 2006:1926 [ref. 29099], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:119 [ref. 36167], Stewart & Roberts 2015:1740 [ref. 34322]). Current status: Valid as Torquigener altipinnis (Ogilby 1891). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: southeastern Australia, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, Kermadec Islands. Habitat: brackish, marine.