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tigerinus, Genypterus Klunzinger [C. B.] 1872:39 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 38 (pt. 1); ref. 2623] Hobson's Bay, Victoria, Australia. Syntypes: SMNS 1574 (1, damaged), 1664 (1), 24576 [ex SMNS 1574] (skeleton, not found), Type catalog: Fricke 1992:14 [ref. 20296], Fricke 2005:51 [ref. 29864]. •Synonym of Genypterus blacodes (Forster 1801) -- (Chong 1985:36 [ref. 25223], Lloris & Rucabado 1991:64 [ref. 22530]). •Valid as Genypterus tigerinus Klunzinger 1872 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:312 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:60 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:369 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:52 [ref. 25488], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:29, 34 [ref. 24448], Hutchins 2001:23 [ref. 25847], Smith & Paulin 2003:192 [ref. 27042], Hoese et al. 2006:560 [ref. 29051], Gomon 2008:355 [ref. 30616]). Current status: Valid as Genypterus tigerinus Klunzinger 1872. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Southern Australia: New South Wales to Western Australia. Habitat: marine.