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hamiltoni, Tetrodon Richardson [J.] 1846:63, Pl. 39 (figs. 10-11) [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Sea coasts of Australia; Tasmania, Australia; New Zealand. Lectotype: BMNH 1855.9.19.1310. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1855.9.19.1311-1312 (2), 1855.9.19.1316 (2), 1855.9.19.1318 (2, 1 skeletonized). Appeared first without distinguishing features in Gray & Richardson in Richardson 1843:226 [ref. 1885]. Lectotype selected by Hardy 1983:14 [ref. 5341]. Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. See Aphanacanthus Le Danois 1959 and Kottelat 2001:611-612 [ref. 25859]. •Valid as Tetractenos hamiltoni (Richardson 1846) -- (Hardy 1983:11 [ref. 5341], Kuiter 1993:420 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:168 [ref. 25479], Kuiter 1997:414 [ref. 25488], Johnson 1999:755 [ref. 25471], Ebert 2001:79 [ref. 25494], Matsuura 2001:3957 [ref. 26317] with authorship as Gray & Richardson 1843, Hoese et al. 2006:1926 [ref. 29099] with authorship as Gray & Richardson 1843). Current status: Valid as Tetractenos hamiltoni (Richardson 1846). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.