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canina, Muraena Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824:247 [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 3574] Waigiou [Pulau Waigeo, Papua Barat, Indonesia, western Pacific]; Rawak Island, Bismarck Archipelago [Papua New Guinea, western Pacific]. Syntypes: MNHN (not found) Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:100 [ref. 26380]. See Böhlke & Smith 2002:100 [ref. 26380] for comments on status and prior use of this name. See Smith & Böhlke 2006:35 [ref. 28678] for remarks on types. Also see Smith 2012:9 [ref. 32155]. •Valid as Enchelycore canina (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:128 [ref. 12442], Allen & Robertson 1994:44 [ref. 22193], McCosker & Rosenblatt in Fischer et al. 1995:1308 [ref. 22830]). •Valid as Enchelynassa canina (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) -- (Winterbottom et al. 1989:8 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:35 [ref. 15987], Allen 1997:54 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:35 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:46 [ref. 23965], Böhlke et al. 1999:1656 [ref. 24692], Randall 1999:6 [ref. 25829], Böhlke & Randall 2000:222 [ref. 24493], Böhlke & McCosker 2001:73 [ref. 25226], Randall & Earle 2000:6 [ref. 25806], Böhlke & Smith 2002:100 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:22 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:610 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:38 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:115 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:247 [ref. 29005], Randall 2007:82 [ref. 30952], Béarez & Séret 2009:146 [ref. 36646], Fricke et al. 2009:15 [ref. 30213], Zhang et al. 2010:288 [ref. 31511], Allen & Erdmann 2012:80 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:9 [ref. 32155], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Ho et al. 2015:154 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Enchelynassa canina (Quoy & Gaimard 1824). Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Réunion (western Mascarenes) and Chagos Archipelago east to Hawaiian Islands, Clipperton Island and Panama, north to China, south to Tonga. Habitat: marine.