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papua, Tetraodon Bleeker [P.] 1848:638 [Journal of the Indian Archipelago and Eastern Asia (Singapore) v. 2 (no. 9); ref. 315] Bima, Sumbawa Island, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. Syntypes: ?AMS B.7769 (1) Almorrha, BMNH 1867.11.28.122 (1), RMNH 7358 (1 or more of 6). •Synonym of Canthigaster solandri (Richardson 1845) -- (Allen & Randall 1977:481 [ref. 6714], Randall et al. 1990:477 [ref. 15987]). •Valid as Canthigaster papua (Bleeker 1848) -- (Randall 1995:405 [ref. 22896], Kuiter 1997:418 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:477 [ref. 25919], Anderson et al. 1998:29 [ref. 23611], Myers 1999:290 [ref. 23965], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:105 [ref. 26368], Randall 2005:651 [ref. 28239], Hoese et al. 2006:1918 [ref. 29099], Randall 2007:492 [ref. 30952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1094 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:199 [ref. 33932], To & Shea 2016:1 [ref. 34792]). Current status: Valid as Canthigaster papua (Bleeker 1848). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Andaman Islands and Indonesia east to Palau and Solomon Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.