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macrorhynchos, Ophisurus Bleeker [P.] 1852:28 [Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 25 (art. 5); ref. 339] Near Kaminoseki Island, Japan. Holotype (unique): ?BMNH 1867.11.28.230. •Valid as Ophisurus macrorhynchus [sic, correct is macrorhynchos] Bleeker 1852-- (McCosker 1977:82 [ref. 6836], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:32 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:105, 324 [ref. 8057], Nakabo 2000:220 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:220 [ref. 26001], Youn 2002:143, 492 [ref. 26218], Tang & Zhang 2004:21 [ref. 27889], Shinohara et al. 2005:400 [ref. 28370], Zhang et al. 2010:356 [ref. 31511] as macrorhynchus, Shinohara et al. 2011:39 [ref. 31715] as macrirhynchus, Shinohara et al. 2014:236 [ref. 33330], as macrirhynchus, Ho et al. 2015:174 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Ophisurus macrorhynchos Bleeker 1852. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: China to Japan and Taiwan. Habitat: marine.