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nigropunctatus, Sebastes Günther [A.] 1868:227 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1868 (pt 2) (art. 4) (for 26 Mar. 1868); ref. 1991] St. Helena Island, South Atlantic (15°58'S, 5°43'W). Syntypes: BMNH 1867.10.8.4-5 (2). •Valid as Pontinus nigropunctatus (Günther 1868) -- (Eschmeyer 1969:40 [ref. 1274], Edwards & Glass 1987:634 [ref. 9166], Eschmeyer & Dempster 1990:669 [ref. 17613], Trunov 2006:475 [ref. 28786], Wirtz et al. 2014:5 [ref. 33516], Poss 2016:2267 [ref. 34610], Brown et al. 2019:179 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Pontinus nigropunctatus (Günther 1868). Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago; southern central Atlantic: Ascension and Saint Helena islands, Bonaparte and Grattan seamounts. Habitat: marine.