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niphostigmus, Gymnothorax Chen [H.-M.], Shao [K.-T.] & Chen [C.-T.] 1996:20, Figs. 1-3 [Zoological Studies v. 35 (no. 1); ref. 22011] Hopingtao fish market, 25°11'N, 121°51'E, Keelung, Taiwan, depth 100-150 meters. Holotype: ASIZP 056940. Paratypes: ASIZP 056941 (1); TFRI-TT 063 (1), 071 (1). Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:21 [ref. 31432]. See Smith 2012:22 [ref. 32155] for remarks on status. •Valid as Gymnothorax niphostigmus Chen, Shao & Chen 1996 -- (Zhang et al. 2010:284 [ref. 31511], Ho & Shao 2011:21 [ref. 31432], Smith 2012:22 [ref. 32155], Ho et al. 2015:7 [ref. 34116], Ho et al. 2015:159 [ref. 34130], Huang et al. 2018:[2] [ref. 35898], Huang et al. 2019:162 [ref. 36534]). Current status: Valid as Gymnothorax niphostigmus Chen, Shao & Chen 1996. Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Vietnam to Taiwan (South China Sea). Habitat: marine.