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capistratus, Tetrodon Lowe [R. T.] 1839:90 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1839 (pt 7); ref. 2829] Off Madeira. Syntypes: (2) whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Canthigaster rostrata (Bloch 1786) -- (Tortonese 1973:647 [ref. 7192], Shipp 1990:1069 [ref. 19531]). •Valid as Canthigaster capistrata (Lowe 1839) -- (Moura & Castro 2002:39 [ref. 25970], Wirtz et al. 2013:136 [ref. 32972], Carneiro et al. 2019:224 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Canthigaster capistrata (Lowe 1839). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands; central Angola. Habitat: marine.