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echeloides, Leptocephalus D'Ancona [U.] 1928:69, Pl. 4 (figs. 5-5b) [Memoria, Reale Comitato Talassografico Italiano No. 146; ref. 15917] Perim Island, Yemen, Bab el Mandeb Strait, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): MSNVE P-10. •Valid as Leptocephalus echeloides D'Ancona 1928 -- (Dor 1984:37 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:9 [ref. 25356]). •Valid as Ophichthus echeloides (D'Ancona 1928) -- (McCosker et al. 1993:166 [ref. 20811], Baranes & Golani 1993:302 [ref. 22372], McCosker 2010:15 [ref. 30840], Fricke et al. 2015:64 [ref. 33895], Golani & Fricke 2018:28 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Ophichthus echeloides (D'Ancona 1928). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden. Habitat: marine.