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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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dubius, Pontinus Steindachner [F.] 1902:124 [36], Pl. 3 (fig. 1) [Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 72 (for 11 July 1901); ref. 10435] Paita, northern Peru. Holotype (unique): ZSM [old collection] destroyed in WWII. Type catalog: Neumann 2006:280 [ref. 28925]. Originally published as "Pontius dubius n. sp.? (an P. fucirhinus Garm.). Not included in earlier abstract [ref. 14771]. On p. 36 of separate. •Synonym of Pontinus furcirhinus Garman 1899 -- (Poss in Fischer et al. 1995:1550 [ref. 22830]). •Valid as Pontinus dubius Steindachner 1902 -- (Franke & Acero P. 1996:765 [ref. 22923], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:272 [ref. 24555] with question). Current status: Valid as Pontinus dubius Steindachner 1902. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.