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bleekeri, Myrichthys Gosline [W. A.] 1951:314 [Pacific Science v. 5 (no. 4); ref. 1858] Seas of Indian Archipelago; said also to inhabit Indian and Polynesian Ocean. No types known. Replacement name for Ophisurus fasciatus semicincta [semicinctus] Bleeker 1864, preoccupied by Ophisurus semicinctus Lay & Bennett 1839. •Valid as Myrichthys bleekeri Gosline 1951 -- (McCosker 1977:78 [ref. 6836], Paxton et al. 1989:118 [ref. 12442]). •Synonym of Myrichthys colubrinus (Boddaert 1781) -- (McCosker & Rosenblatt 1993:158 [ref. 21180], McCosker 2002:27 [ref. 25848], Randall 2005:32 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:134 [ref. 28379], McCosker et al. 2006:270 [ref. 29006]). Current status: Synonym of Myrichthys colubrinus (Boddaert 1781). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.