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ovalaua, Atherina Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935:401 [Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 18 (no. 12); ref. 2109] Ovalau Island, Fiji Islands. Holotype: FMNH 17272. Paratypes (20) and non-types (40): FMNH 17273-306 (31 in 6 lots); CAS-SU 24426 (24), 24429 (11); USNM 117318-19 (1, 1), 142910-11 (1, 5). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:65 [ref. 12291], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:14 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Hypoatherina ovalaua (Herre 1935) -- (Myers 1999:73 [ref. 23965], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1999:2135 [ref. 24783], Ivantsoff in Randall & Lim 2000:598 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847], Myers & Donaldson 2003:615 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:78 [ref. 28239], Fricke et al. 2011:370 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:161 [ref. 31980], Sasaki & Kimura 2012:5, 7 [ref. 32345]). Current status: Valid as Hypoatherina ovalaua (Herre 1935). Atherinidae: Atherinomorinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Papua New Guinea east to Fiji. Habitat: marine.