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burtoni, Gobius O'Shaughnessy [A. W. E.] 1875:144 [1] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 15 (no. 86) (art. 19); ref. 18481] Fernando Póo Island [Bioco Island], Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1863.4.16.9. On p. 1 of separate. •Synonym of Bathygobius soporator (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Maugé 1986:362 [ref. 6218]). •Valid as Bathygobius burtoni (O'Shaughnessy 1875) -- (Miller & Smith 1989:295 [ref. 25535], Miller 1990:925 [ref. 19376], Afonso et al. 1999:79 [ref. 25466], Wirtz et al. 2007:20, 39 [ref. 30263], Schliewen 2011:214 [ref. 31738], Félix et al. 2016:D [4] [ref. 34346], Miller & Murdy in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2839 [ref. 34618], Rodríguez-Rey et al. 2017:11 [ref. 35433]). Current status: Valid as Bathygobius burtoni (O'Shaughnessy 1875). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea islands and coast from Ghana and Cameroon. Habitat: brackish, marine.