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tubifera, Solea Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1876:444 [Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1876; ref. 18495] Île aux Fouquets, 8 kilometers east of Mahébourg, Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): ZMB 9470. Type locality see Möbius 1880 [ref. 30489]. Correct spelling is apparently tubifer (masculine ending) when in Soleichthys. •Valid as Soleichthys tubifera (Peters 1876) -- (Fricke 1999:574 [ref. 24106] dated 1877, Fricke et al. 2009:115 [ref. 30213] dated 1877). •Valid as Soleichthys tubiferus (Peters 1876) -- (Muchhala & Munroe 2004:57 [ref. 27597], Randall & Munroe 2008:76 [ref. 29862], Voronina et al. 2016:399 [ref. 35064]). Current status: Valid as Soleichthys tubiferus (Peters 1876). Soleidae. Distribution: Southwestern Indian Ocean: Réunion and Mauritius (western Mascarenes endemic) and Vietnam. Habitat: marine.