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lengomena, Muraenichthys (Muraenichthys) Scott [E. O. G.] 1980:100, Fig. 2 [Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania v. 114; ref. 8667] Eddystone Point, eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia, depth 25 fathoms. Holotype: QVM 1979:5:0068 [ex QVM type 368]. Paratypes: QVM 1979:5:76 [ex QVM type 369] (1), 1979:5:77 [ex QVM type 370] (1). •Valid as Muraenichthys lengomena Scott 1980 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:118 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:201 [ref. 22532] as lengomenah). •Probable synonym of Scolecenchelys australis (Macleay 1881) -- (Castle & McCosker 1999:121 [ref. 24075]). •Synonym of Scolecenchelys australis (Macleay 1881) -- (McCosker et al. 2006:274 [ref. 29006], Hibino & Kimura 2015:8 [ref. 33951] with question). Current status: Synonym of Scolecenchelys australis (Macleay 1881). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: marine.