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breviceps, Muraenichthys Günther [A.] 1876:401 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 17 (no. 101) (art. 43); ref. 2007] Tasmania, Australia. Syntypes: BMNH 1862.11.15.119 (1), 1875.11.12.73 (1). •Valid as Muraenichthys breviceps Günther 1876 -- (McCosker 1970:508 [ref. 2931] with question, McCosker 1977:59 [ref. 6836], Paxton et al. 1989:117 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:28 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:200 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:26 [ref. 25488], Castle & McCosker 1999:121 [ref. 24075], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847]). •Valid in Scolecenchelys [breviceps] -- (Smith & McCosker 1999:1667 [ref. 24715]). •Valid as Scolecenchelys breviceps (Günther 1876) -- (McCosker 2006:22 [ref. 28592], McCosker et al. 2006:274 [ref. 29006], Smith & McCosker 2008:169 [ref. 30623], McCosker et al. 2012:5 [ref. 31982], Hibino et al. 2012:182 [ref. 32443], McCosker & Stewart 2015:257 [ref. 34235], Hibino & Kimura 2015:19 [ref. 33951], Hoschke et al. 2019:153 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Scolecenchelys breviceps (Günther 1876). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, southwestern Pacific: Australia and New Zealand. Habitat: brackish, marine.