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polyophthalmus, Dalophis Bleeker [P.] 1853:299 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 12580] Priaman, Indonesia. Syntypes: (2) Bleeker specimens: BMNH 1867.11.28.310 (1) Ambon. Also appeared in Bleeker 1853:69 [ref. 339]. •Valid as Dalophis polyophthalmus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:85 [ref. 20764]). •Valid as Lamnostoma polyophthalmum (Bleeker 1853) -- (Marquet et al. 1999:43 [ref. 23934] as polyophthalma, Nakabo 2000:218 [ref. 25086], Keith et al. 2002:92 [ref. 31473] as polyophthalma, Nakabo 2002:218 [ref. 26001], Kottelat 2013:44 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2014:22 [ref. 33932] as polyophthalma, Chiu et al. 2018:23 [ref. 36033], Ho et al. 2018:13 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Lamnostoma polyophthalmum (Bleeker 1853). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia, Luzon (Philippines), Japan and northern Taiwan. Habitat: brackish, marine.