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punctatissimus, Tetrodon Günther [A.] 1870:302 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 8; ref. 1995] Pacific coast of Panama. Syntypes: (several) BMNH 1863.12.16.7-14 (8?). Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Valid as Canthigaster punctatissima (Günther 1870) -- (Allen & Randall 1977:496 [ref. 6714], Randall et al. 1990:476 [ref. 15987], Allen & Robertson 1994:300 [ref. 22193], Bussing in Fischer et al. 1995:1633 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:304 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:648 [ref. 24023], Myers 1999:290 [ref. 23965], Thomson et al. 2000:276 [ref. 25640], Moura & Castro 2002:45 [ref. 25970], Nelson et al. 2004:185 [ref. 27807], Randall 2005:649 [ref. 28239], Randall 2007:491 [ref. 30952], Béarez & Séret 2009:152 [ref. 36646], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:195 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:190 [ref. 32708], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:151 [ref. 34871], Fourriére et al. 2016:451 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:612 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Canthigaster punctatissima (Günther 1870). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.