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Species in the family or subfamily Antennariidae: [ 191 ] records


albomarginatus, Antennarius Fowler [H. W.] 1945:74, Fig. 19 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 97; ref. 13142] Saipan Island, western Pacific. Holotype (unique): ANSP 71609. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:19 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius dorehensis Bleeker 1859 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:166 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859) -- (based or placement of dorehensis in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

altipinnis, Antennarius Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912:204, Fig. 3 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 42 (no. 1896); ref. 3577] Nogas Point, Panay, Philippines. Holotype (unique): USNM 70267. •Valid as Antennarius altipinnis Smith & Radcliffe 1912 -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Antennarius dorehensis Bleeker 1859 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:166 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859) -- (based n placement of doirehensis in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

analis, Abantennarius Schultz [L. P.] 1957:67, Fig. 2 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 107 (no. 3383); ref. 3969] Waikiki Reef, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): USNM 164419. Author is Schultz (see Kon & Yoshino 1999:103 [ref. 24207]). •Valid as Antennarius analis (Schultz 1957) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:163 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Myers 1999:68 [ref. 23965], Kon & Yoshino 1999:100 [ref. 24207], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Allen 2000:85 [ref. 37268], Nakabo 2000:455 [ref. 25086], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:455 [ref. 26001], Randall et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27624] with author as Gosline, Randall 2005:69 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:262 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:638 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:127 [ref. 30952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:144 [ref. 31980]). •Valid as Antennatus analis (Schultz 1957) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus analis (Schultz 1957). Antennariidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Christmas Island and northern Western Australia east to Hawaiian Islands, Fiji, and Samoa and Society Islands. Habitat: marine.

annulatus, Antennarius Gill [T. N.] 1863:91 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15; ref. 1680] Garden Key, Dry Tortugas, Florida, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 4849. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:101 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

appeli, Tathicarpus Ogilby [J. D.] 1922:302, Pl. 19 (fig. 2) [Memoirs of the Queensland Museum v. 7; ref. 15359] Wide Bay, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.3183. •Synonym of Tathicarpus butleri Ogilby 1907 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:260 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:281 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:645 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Tathicarpus butleri Ogilby 1907. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

arcticus, Chironectes Düben [M. W. von] & Koren [J.] 1846:72, Pl. 3 (figs. 4-5) [Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, Stockholm for 1844; ref. 17420] White Sea, Vardø, Norway. Holotype (unique): ZMUB 430. Type catalog: Frøiland 1979:150 [ref. 21547]. Appeared first and if description is adequate, then this species dates to Düben 1845:111 [ref. 17421] as Lophius arcticus and not as currently cited. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:203 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

arcticus, Lophius Düben [M. W. von] 1845:111 [Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens förhandlingar, Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien. v. 1 (1844); ref. 17421] Norway. No types known. Apparently can date to Düben as above (but description not translated), but this description overlooked; described in next year as Chironectes arcticus Düben & Koren 1846:72 [ref. 17420]. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:203 [ref. 20669], Lindberg et al. 1997:223 [ref. 23547] as anticus). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

argus, Antennarius Poey [F.] 2000:606, Pl. 331 (fig. 3) [Ictiologia Cubana. Posthumous transcription of original unpublished manuscript (1884) by M. Sánchez Roig and F. Gómez de la Maza v. 1-3; ref. 26366] Not available; not explicitly proposed as new [see Art. 16.1 of the Code]. Posthumous publication. Figured specimen listed as type. Antennariidae.

argus, Antennarius Fowler [H. W.] 1903:172, Pl. 8 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 55; ref. 1360] Zanzibar Island, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): ANSP 24208. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:19 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

asper, Antennarius Macleay [W.] 1881:580 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 5 (pt 4); ref. 2869] Erub [= Darnley] Island, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.16427-001 [ex MAMU F1146A]. Type catalog: Stanbury 1969:210 [ref. 19518]. •Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:225 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:643 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

astroscopus, Antennarius Nichols [J. T.] 1912:109, Fig. 1 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 31 (art. 11); ref. 14851] Barbados, West Indies. Holotype (unique): AMNH 3315. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:102 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

atra, Phrynelox Schultz [L. P.] 1957:76, Fig. 4 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 107 (no. 3383); ref. 3969] Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype: FMNH 21705. Paratypes: FMNH 21704 (1), USNM 164245 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:65 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:60 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

avalonis, Antennarius Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] 1907:76, Fig. 8 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 32 (no. 1510); ref. 10667] Santa Catalina Island, off southern California, U.S.A. (possibly in error). Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 9979. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:147 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Antennarius avalonis Jordan & Starks 1907 -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:112 [ref. 9277], Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:125 [ref. 20669] with comment on locality, Allen & Robertson 1994:82 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:68 [ref. 23101], Schneider & Lavenberg in Fischer et al. 1995:856 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:52 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:234 [ref. 24023], Watson 1998:219 [ref. 23634], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:221 [ref. 24555], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:160 [ref. 25013], Thomson et al. 2000:55 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:199 [ref. 28944], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:190 [ref. 30957]). •Valid as Fowlerichthys avalonis (Jordan & Starks 1901) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Palacios-Salgado et al. 2014:237 [ref. 36362], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:607 [ref. 34923], Kells et al. 2016:114 [ref. 35888], Robertson et al. 2017:65 [ref. 35676], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:6 [ref. 36248]). Current status: Valid as Fowlerichthys avalonis (Jordan & Starks 1907). Antennariidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern California (U.S.A.) south to Peru, including Cocos and Galápagos islands. Habitat: marine.

barbatulus, Chironectes Eydoux [J. F. T.] & Souleyet [F. A.] 1850:184, Pl. 5 (fig. 1) [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 4501] No locality. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4596. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:138 [ref. 6339]. Spelled barbatulatus on p. 72. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:203 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

bermudensis, Antennarius Schultz [L. P.] 1957:98, Pl. 12 (fig. C) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 107 (no. 3383); ref. 3969] Hungry Bay, Paget County, Bermuda. Holotype: USNM 50000. Paratypes: FMNH 48862 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:9 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Antennarius nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch in Whitehead et al. 1986:1364 [ref. 13677]). •Valid as Antennarius bermudensis Schultz 1957 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:153 [ref. 20669], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:159 [ref. 25013], Pietsch 2003:1051 [ref. 17014]). •Valid as Antennatus bermudensis (Schultz 1957) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:169 [ref. 32953]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus bermudensis (Schultz 1957). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

bicornis, Cheironectes Lowe [R. T.] 1839:84 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1839 (pt 7); ref. 2829] Off Madeira, northeastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1865.6.20.2. •Synonym of Antennarius nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:140 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Civier 1817) -- (based on placement of nummifer in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

bifurcatus, Chironectes McCoy [F.] 1886:87, Pl. 123 [Prodromus of the zoology of Victoria; figures and descriptions of the living species of all classes of the Victorial indigenous animals.; ref. 17756] Brighton Shore, Victoria, Australia. Lectotype: NMV A.521. Paralectotypes: (2, not found). Lectotype selected by Pietsch 1984:70 [ref. 5378]. •Synonym of Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau 1872) -- (Pietsch 1985:70 [ref. 5378], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:249 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:296 [ref. 22532], Allen et al. 2006:645 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau 1872). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

bigibbus, Antennarius Commerson [P.] in Lacepède 1798:325 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 1; ref. 2708] No locality. No types known. Appeared as "Antennarius bigibbus, nigro et griseo variegatus"; regarded as non-binominal and not available. See ICZN Opinion 89. •Treated as valid as Histiophryne bigibbus (Commerson 1798) -- (Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757]). •As a nomen dubium in the synonymy of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch 1984:37 [ref. 5380]). •Regarded as dated to Günther and a synonym of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Randall et al. 1990:55 [ref. 15987], Randall 2005:73 [ref. 28239], Randall 2007:131 [ref. 30952]). •Questionably in the synonymy of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Fricke 1999:108 [ref. 24106]). Current status: Uncertain as Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae.

bigibbus, Lophius Latreille [P. A.] 1804:74 [Tableau méthodique des poissons.; ref. 17490] Mauritius?, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. No types known. •Nomen dubium, in account of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch 1986:369 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:263 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

biocellatus, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:427, Pl. 17 (fig. 3) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Unknown locality. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4620. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:139 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Antennarius biocellatus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:174 [ref. 20669], Allen 1991:68 [ref. 21090], Kottelat et al. 1993:83 [ref. 23448], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:144 [ref. 31980], Kottelat 2013:274 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2019:72 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius biocellatus (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands. Habitat: marine.

bivertex, Antennarius Commerson [P.] in Lacepède 1798:327, Pl. 1 (fig. 3) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 1; ref. 2708] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. No types known. Appeared as Antennarius bivertex, totus ater, ...; regarded as non-binominal and not available. See ICZN Opinion 89. •In the synonymy of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:95 [ref. 20669] as commersoni and author as Latreille 1804). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae.

bleekeri, Antennarius pinniceps var. Günther [A.] 1861:190 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 3; ref. 1964] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. No types known. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

bougainvilli, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:431 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] ?Indian seas. Lectotype: MNHN A-4546. Paralectotypes: MNHN (2, not found). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:139 [ref. 6339]. As bougainvilli in main heading on p. 431, as bougainvillii in Contents (p. xxii). Lectotype selected by Le Danois 1964 [ref. 6571]. •Valid as Histiophryne bougainvilli (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch 1984:40 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:253 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:279 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:290 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:212 [ref. 23547], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Allen et al. 2006:642 [ref. 29066], Pietsch 2008:368 [ref. 30637], Pietsch et al. 2009:37 [ref. 30069], Arnold & Pietsch 2011:63 [ref. 31363], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Arnold 2012:62 [ref. 31855], Arnold & Pietsch 2018:629 [ref. 36266]). Current status: Valid as Histiophryne bougainvilli (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean: New South Wales, Australia. Habitat: marine.

broomensis, Lophiocharon Whitley [G. P.] 1933:104, Pl. 25 (fig. 1) [Records of the Australian Museum v. 19 (no. 1); ref. 4677] Broome, Western Australia. Holotype: AMS IA.5562. Type catalog: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:226 [ref. 20669]. •Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:226 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:644 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

butleri, Tathicarpus Ogilby [J. D.] 1907:20 [Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland v. 20; ref. 3283] Port Curtis, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.861. •Valid as Tathicarpus butleri Ogilby 1907 -- (Pietsch 1984:41 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:259 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:281 [ref. 12442], Lindberg et al. 1997:212 [ref. 23547], Larson & Williams 1997:349 [ref. 23967], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Allen & Adrim 2003:26 [ref. 26830], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:155 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:54 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Tathicarpus butleri Ogilby 1907. Antennariidae. Distribution: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

calico, Lophius Mitchill [S. L.] 1818:326 [American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review v. 2 (no. 5, art. 1); ref. 30214] New York, U.S.A., from Atlantic. No types known. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:201 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

campylacanthus, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1863:28, Pl. 4 (fig. 3) [Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem (Ser. 2) v. 18 (1862); ref. 395] Ashantee, Guinea. Holotype (unique): RMNH 2098. •Synonym of Antennarius pardalis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:107 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:481 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pardalis (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

cantoris, Antennarius commersonii var. Günther [A.] 1861:193 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 3; ref. 1964] Singapore. No types known. •Status uncertain -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:263 [ref. 20669]). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

caudimaculatus, Chironectes Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1838:141, Pl. 33 (fig. 2) [Neue Wirbelthiere zu der Fauna von Abyssinien gehörig. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3844] El-Tor, Sinai coast, Egypt, Gulf of Suez, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): SMF 6783 (dry). •Valid as Antennarius caudimaculatus (Rüppell 1838) -- (Dor 1984:55 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356]). •Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:92 [ref. 20669] as commersoni and author as Latreille 1804, Golani & Fricke 2018:37 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

chironectes, Antennarius Commerson [P.] in Lacepède 1798:325, Pl. 14 (fig. 2) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 1; ref. 2708] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Appeared as "Antennarius chironectes, obscurè rubens, maculis nigris..."; regarded as non-binominal and not available. See ICZN Opinion 89. Species could date to Anonymous 1798, see Kottelat 2013:274 [ref. 32989]. In that case, a secondary homonym of Lophius chironectes Latreille 1804 when both in Antennarius. •Treated as valid as Antennarius chironectes Commerson 1798 -- (Dor 1984:55 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356]). •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) [if available]. Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae.

chironectes, Lophius Latreille [P. A.] 1804:73 [Tableau méthodique des poissons.; ref. 17490] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. No types known. Based on La Lophie Chironecte Lacepède 1798. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:79 [ref. 20669], Randall et al. 1990:55 [ref. 15987], Fricke 1999:106 [ref. 24106], Randall 2005:72 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:264 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:640 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:129 [ref. 30952], Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

chlorostygma, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:426 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. No types known. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:147 [ref. 6339]. The original spelling is acceptable and need not be emended. •Valid as Antennarius chlorostigma (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Dor 1984:55 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356]). •Synonym of Antennarius nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:138 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (based on placement of nummifer in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

coccineus, Chironectes Lesson [R. P.] (ex Cuvier) 1831:143, Poissons Pl. 16 (fig. 1) [Voyage autour du monde Zool. v. 2 (pt 1); ref. 2776] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4599 [not A-4500]. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:139 [ref. 6339]. We regard authorship as Lesson (ex Cuvier) 1831. •Valid as Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441], Pietsch 1986:366 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:144 [ref. 20669] (with authorship given to Cuvier), Allen & Swainston 1988:38 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:43 [ref. 14125], Winterbottom et al. 1989:14 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:54 [ref. 15987], Francis 1993:158 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Schneider & Lavenberg in Fischer et al. 1995:856 [ref. 22829], Randall 1995:83 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:62 [ref. 23977], Lindberg et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23547], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:233 [ref. 24023], Randall et al. 1997:54 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:68 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:103 [ref. 24106], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766] (authorship given as Cuvier in Lesson), Johnson 1999:724 [ref. 25471], Randall 1999:8 [ref. 25829], Allen 2000:85 [ref. 37268], Pequeño & Lamilla 2000:434 [ref. 24906], Nakabo 2000:457 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Randall & Earle 2000:8 [ref. 25806], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:457 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Randall et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27624] with author as Cuvier, Heemstra et al. 2004:3317 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:69 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:639 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:128 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Motomura 2009:40 [ref. 30446], Jawad & Al-Mamry 2009:1 [ref. 30663], Dyer & Westneat 2010:599 [ref. 31446], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:190 [ref. 30957], Fricke et al. 2011:367 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:144 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:53 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:5 [ref. 33988]). •Valid as Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:144 [ref. 34871], Fricke et al. 2018:88 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883], Sonoyama et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831). Antennariidae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Comoros, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Panama and Chile, north to Sea of Japan, south to Western Australia, Lord Howe Island and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

cocinsinensis, Lophius Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1812:no page number, Pl. 1012 [The Naturalist's Miscellany; ref. 4013] Bay of Turon, Cochin, China. No types known. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223] as coccinsinensis, Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:201 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:222 [ref. 23547] as coeinsinensis). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

commerson, Lophie Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1798:302, 327, Pl. 14 (fig. 3) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 1; ref. 2708] Not available, vernacular name only. •In the synonymy of Antennarius commersonii (Shaw 1804) -- (Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757]). •See Lophius commerson Lacepède 1798. Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae.

commerson, Lophius Lacepède [B. G. E.] in Lacepède (ex Commerson) 1798:681 [Allgemeine Literatur-Zeitung 1798 (pt. 3) (no. 288) (for 25 Sept. 1798); ref. 24107] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Neotype: MNHN A-4623. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:141-142 [ref. 6339]. First Latinization of the 'Lophie commerson' of Lacepède. Usually dated to Latreille 1804. Neotype designated by Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757] but that designation invalid (not a revisional work). •Valid as Antennarius commersoni [sic] (Latreille 1804) -- (Pietsch 1984:34 [ref. 5380], Pietsch 1986:367 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:92 [ref. 20669], Francis 1993:158 [ref. 25479], Schneider & Lavenberg in Fischer et al. 1995:857 [ref. 22829], Randall 1995:83 [ref. 22896], Lindberg et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23547], Larson & Williams 1997:349 [ref. 23967], Randall et al. 1997:497 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:68 [ref. 23965] as commersonii, Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Nakabo 2000:456 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:130 [ref. 25191] as commerson, Sadovy & Cornish 2000:44 [ref. 25480], Nakabo 2002:456 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495] as commersonii, Randall 2005:70 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:263 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:200 [ref. 28944], Allen et al. 2006:639 [ref. 29066], Larson et al. 2013:53 [ref. 32988]). •Valid as Antennarius commerson (Latreille 1804) -- (Randall 2007:127 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Motomura 2009:41 [ref. 30446]). •Valid as Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798) -- (Fricke 1999:104 [ref. 24106] with authorship as Commerson & Lacepède in Anonymous, Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:78 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:367 [ref. 31242] with authorship as Anonymous ex Commerson ex Lacepède, Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574] with author as Latreille 1804, Allen & Erdmann 2012:145 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Fricke et al. 2013:252 [ref. 32706], Fourriére et al. 2016:442 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:607 [ref. 34923], Fricke et al. 2018:87 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:37 [ref. 36273], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:6 [ref. 36248], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-Pacific: East Africa and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Panama, north to southern Japan, Ogasawara Islands, Hawaiian Islands and Society islands, south to Houtman Abrolhos (Western Australia), New Caledonia and Lord Howe Island. Habitat: marine.

commerson, Lophius Latreille [P. A.] 1804:74 [Tableau méthodique des poissons.; ref. 17490] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Neotype: MNHN A-4623. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:141-142 [ref. 6339]. Apparently predates Shaw 1804; Pietsch 1986:367 [ref. 5704] gives March 1804 for Latreille and June 1804 for Shaw. [Should be spelled commerson and not commersoni]. Neotype designated by Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757] but that designation invalid (not a revisional work). •See Lophius commerson Lacepède in Anonymous 1798. Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

commersonianus, Lophius Jordan [D. S.] (ex Lacepède) 1917:69, 104 [Leland Stanford Jr. University Publications, University Series No. 27; ref. 2407] Based on Antennarius antenna tricorni Commerson and Antennarius bivertex ... Commerson in Laceède 1798 (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) or Antennarius commerson (Latreille 1804) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:94 [ref. 20669] as commersoni). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

commersonii, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] (ex Lacepède) 1817:431, Pl. 18 (fig. 1) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Indian Ocean. No types known. Perhaps not a new description but a new combination. Antennariidae.

commersonii, Lophius Shaw [G.] 1804:387 [General zoology or systematic natural history; ref. 4015] Indian Seas. No types known. See also Lophius commerson Latreille of slightly earlier date. •Valid as Antennarius commersonii (Shaw 1804) -- (Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442] as commersoni, Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Kuiter 1997:44 [ref. 25488]). •Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:92 [ref. 20669] as commersoni and author as Latreille 1804). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

compressus, Lophius Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex van Braam Houckgeest) 1798:321 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 1; ref. 2708] Guangdong, China. No types known. Not available; name appeared in synonymy of Lophius histrio Linnaeus 1758. Based on Lophius histrio of van Braam Houckgeest 1774:20 [ref. 23123]. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

cooperae, Golem Strasburg [D. W.] 1966:475, Figs. 1-2 [Copeia 1966 (no. 3); ref. 9072] Bay of Islands, Lami, Viti Levu, Fiji Islands, depth 2 feet. Holotype (unique): USNM 199683. •Nomen dubium -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:265 [ref. 20669]). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

corallinus, Antennarius Poey [F.] 1865:188 [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 1; ref. 13954] Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 11620. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:101 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

crassispina, Echinophryne McCulloch [A. R.] & Waite [E. R.] 1918:67, Pl. 6 (fig. 2) [Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) v. 1 (no. 1); ref. 2950] Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Holotype: SAMA F609. Paratypes: SAMA (2, apparently lost). Type catalog: Glover 1976:170 [ref. 19449]. •Valid as Echinophryne crassispina McCulloch & Waite 1918 -- (Pietsch 1984:39 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:236 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:279 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:51 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:287 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Kuiter 1997:42 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Pietsch 2008:366 [ref. 30637], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Echinophryne crassispina McCulloch & Waite 1918. Antennariidae. Distribution: Southern Australia: New South Wales to Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

cryptacanthus, Antennarius Weber [M.] 1913:564, Pl. 3 (fig. 2) [Die Fische der Siboga-Expedition; ref. 4602] Beo Island, Karakelang, Siboga station 131, depth 13 m; Pepela Bai, Isle Rotti, station 30, depth 27-45 meters. Lectotype: ZMA 10174. Paralectotypes: ZMA 101898 (1). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:64 [ref. 19236]. Lectotype selected in Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:254 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Histiophryne cryptacantha (Weber 1913) -- (Kuiter 1993:52 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:291 [ref. 22532]). •Valid as Histiophryne cryptacanthus (Weber 1913) -- (Pietsch 1984:40 [ref. 5380], Paxton et al. 1989:279 [ref. 12442], Lindberg et al. 1997:212 [ref. 23547], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Allen 2000:96 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Pietsch 2008:369 [ref. 30637], Pietsch et al. 2009:37 [ref. 30069], Arnold & Pietsch 2011:63 [ref. 31363], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Arnold 2012:62 [ref. 31855], Allen & Erdmann 2012:152 [ref. 31980], Arnold & Pietsch 2018:622 [ref. 36266], Arnold & Pietsch 2018:629 [ref. 36266]). Current status: Valid as Histiophryne cryptacanthus (Weber 1913). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

cubensis, Antennarius Borodin [N. A.] 1928:24, Pl. 3 (fig. 1) [Bulletin Vanderbilt Oceanographic Museum v. 1 (art. 1); ref. 526] Porte [sic] Padre, Cuba. Holotype (unique): VMM 410 (now at AMNH). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

cunninghami, Antennarius Fowler [H. W.] 1941:279, Fig. 32 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 93; ref. 1438] Oahu Island or Maui Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): ANSP 69892. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:19 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547], Mundy 2005:265 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:130 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

delaisi, Antennarius (Triantennatus) Cadenat [J.] 1959:374, Figs. 10-11 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 21 (no. 1); ref. 11983] Gorée, Senegal. Lectotype: MNHN 1982-0149 [ex IFAN 1429]. Paralectotypes: IFAN 57 (1); MNHN 1982-0134 (1), 1982-0135 (1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:137 [ref. 6339], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:60 [ref. 20669]. Lectotype selection: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:60 [ref. 20669]; lectotype actually established in Pietsch et al. 1986:137 [ref. 6339]. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:60 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:485 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

dorehensis, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1859:21 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 6 (art. 2); ref. 14003] Doreh Bay [Doreh], off Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, New Guinea, ca. 0°53'25''S 134°05'29''E. Lectotype: RMNH 6268. Paralectotypes: RMNH 28010 (2). Type information: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:166 [ref. 20669]. Lectotype selection: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:166 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Antennarius dorehensis Bleeker 1859 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch 1986:367 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:166 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Lindberg et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23547], Myers 1999:68 [ref. 23965], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Nakabo 2000:458 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Allen 2000:96 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:458 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830] dated 1839, Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495], Allen et al. 2006:639 [ref. 29066], Arnold & Pietsch 2011:[12] [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:146 [ref. 31980]). •Valid as Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859). Antennariidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

drombus, Antennarius Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903:207 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 22 (1902); ref. 2450] Waikiki near Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype: USNM 50659. Paratypes: CAS-SU 7472 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:147 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:145 [ref. 20669]). •Valid as Antennarius drombus Jordan & Evermann 1930 -- (Randall 2005:69 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:263 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:128 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius drombus Jordan & Evermann 1903. Antennariidae. Distribution: Central Pacific: Johnston Atoll and Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

duescus, Antennarius Snyder [J. O.] 1904:537, Pl. 13 (fig. 24) [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 22 [1902]; ref. 4149] Between Maui and Lanai, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 3872, depth 32-43 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 50884. Paratypes: CAS-SU 7736 (1), USNM 126597 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:147 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Antennarius duescus Snyder 1904 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:161 [ref. 20669], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Mundy 2005:263 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:128 [ref. 30952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:146 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932]). •Valid as Antennatus duescus (Snyder 1904) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus duescus (Snyder 1904). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western and central Pacific: eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia), Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

erythrodactylus, Porophryne Arnold [R. J.], Harcourt [R. G.] & Pietsch [T. W.] 2014:535, Figs. 1-3 [Copeia 2014 (no. 3); ref. 33553] New South Wales, Botany Bay, Kurnell, Australia. Holotype: UW 118988. Paratypes: AMS I.43749 (1), I.44699 (1). •Valid as Porophryne erythrodactylus Arnold, Harcourt & Pietsch 2014. Current status: Valid as Porophryne erythrodactylus Arnold, Harcourt & Pietsch 2014. Antennariidae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: marine.

fasciata, Antennarius pinniceps var. Steindachner [F.] 1866:457 [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 53; ref. 4210] Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Syntypes: (2) Not found at NMW. Did not appear in abstract, Steindachner 1866 [ref. 20460]. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:279 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:640 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

filamentosus, Chironectes Castelnau [F. L.] 1872:244 [Proceedings of the Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria, Melbourne v. 1; ref. 757] St. Vincent Gulf, South Australia. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4617. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:139 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau 1872) -- (Pietsch 1984:40 [ref. 5380], Pietsch 1985:70 [ref. 5378], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:248 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:49 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:296 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Kuiter 1997:40 [ref. 25488], Allen et al. 2006:645 [ref. 29066], Pietsch 2008:372 [ref. 30637], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau 1872). Antennariidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean: Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Habitat: marine.

flagellatus, Antennatus Ohnishi [N.], Iwata [A.] & Hiramatsu [W.] 1997:213, Fig. 1 [Ichthyological Research v. 44 (no. 2); ref. 22937] Kashiwajima Island, 32°45'N, 132°38'E, Otsuki-cho, Hata-gun, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Holotype: NSMT-P 49487. Paratypes: OMNH-P 9999 (1). •Valid as Antennatus flagellatus Ohnishi, Iwata & Hiramatsu 1997 -- (Nakabo 2000:454 [ref. 25086], Randall & Holcom 2001:137 [ref. 25254], Nakabo 2002:454 [ref. 26001], Randall 2005:73 [ref. 28239], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus flagellatus Ohnishi, Iwata & Hiramatsu 1997. Antennariidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: marine.

floridanus, Fowlerichthys Barbour [T.] 1941:12, Pl. 7 [Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club v. 19; ref. 179] Off Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S.A., depth 400-500 fathoms [732-914 meters]. Holotype (unique): ANSP 70170. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:19 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius radiosus Garman 1896 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:119 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Fowlerichthys radiosus (Garman 1896) -- (based on placement of radiosus in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Fowlerichthys radiosus (Garman 1896). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western North Atlantic: Long Island to Florida Keys (U.S.A.), Gulf of Mexico; Madeira (eastern North Atlantic). Habitat: marine.

fuliginosus, Antennarius Smith [J. L. B.] 1957:222, Fig. 5 [South African Journal of Science v. 53 (no. 8); ref. 12171] Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 100. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch 1986:368 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

furcipilis, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:429, Pl. 17 (fig. 1) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Unknown locality. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4618. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:139 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Kuiterichthys furcipilis (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch 1984:38 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:215 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:50 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:293 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Allen et al. 2006:643 [ref. 29066], Pietsch 2008:370 [ref. 30637], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Arnold 2013:498 [ref. 32916]). Current status: Valid as Kuiterichthys furcipilis (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, southwestern Pacific: New South Wales (Australia) to Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

geographicus, Lophius Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1825:355, Pl. 65 (fig. 3) [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 3574] Below the Ligne, next to New Guinea. No types known. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:202 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

gibbus, Lophius Mitchill [S. L.] 1815:no page number, Pl. 4 (fig. 9) [Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York v. 1 (art. 5) (for 1814); ref. 13292] Atlantic north of Virgin Islands at 22°N, 64°W. No types known. Dates to plate as above; also appeared in Mitchill 1818:325 [ref. 30214]. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:201 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

glauerti, Antennarius Whitley [G. P.] 1957:207, Fig. [Western Australian Naturalist v. 5 (no. 7); ref. 12125] Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS IB.2979. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

glauerti, Echinophryne Whitley [G. P.] 1944:272 [Australian Zoologist v. 10 (pt 3); ref. 4705] Washed up on Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia. Holotype: WAM P.1459-001. Paratypes: WAM P.1232-001 (1). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:9 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:9 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Allenichthys glauerti (Whitley 1944) -- (Pietsch 1984:38 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:221 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:277 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:286 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:214 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:638 [ref. 29066], Pietsch 2008:365 [ref. 30637], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Allenichthys glauerti (Whitley 1944). Antennariidae. Distribution: Australia: South Australia and Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

gloveri, Rhycherus Pietsch [T. W.] 1984:70, Figs. 3B [Copeia 1984 (no. 1); ref. 5378] Clifton Beach Rocks, Bunbury, Western Australia. Holotype: USNM 231754. Paratypes: NMV A524 (1); SAMA F614 (1), F1465 (1), F2685 (1), F4378 (1); WAM P.2315-001 (1), P.3114-001 (1), P.5814-001 (1), P.12111-001 (1), P.24867-001 (1). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:10 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:10 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Rhycherus gloveri Pietsch 1984 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:248 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:281 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:297 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547] as globeri, Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:645 [ref. 29066], Pietsch 2008:373 [ref. 30637], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Rhycherus gloveri Pietsch 1984. Antennariidae. Distribution: Australia: South Australia and Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

goramensis, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1864:177 [Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor de Dierkunde v. 2; ref. 13924] Pulau-Pulau Gorong, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6288. •Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:94 [ref. 20669] as commersoni and author as Latreille 1804). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

guentheri, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1864:10, Pl. 199 (fig. 4) [Atlas ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises; ref. 416] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6290. Text published in 1864, plate in 1865. Also appeared in Bleeker 1868:275 [ref. 425]. •Synonym of Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:87 [ref. 20669] as guntheri). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

hispidus, Lophius Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:142 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Coromandel coast, India. Holotype (unique): ZMB 2221. Type catalog: Paepke 1999:45 [ref. 24282]. •Valid as Antennarius hispidus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:310 [ref. 19754], Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441], Pietsch 1984:34 [ref. 5380], Pietsch 1986:367 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:71 [ref. 20669], Allen & Swainston 1988:38 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Krishnan & Mishra 1993:218 [ref. 24016], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:633 [ref. 27969], Lindberg et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23547], Allen 1997:62 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:188 [ref. 26476], Kuiter 1997:42 [ref. 25488], Fricke 1999:105 [ref. 24106], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Mishra et al. 1999:84 [ref. 25315], Nakabo 2000:455 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:455 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Randall et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27624], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:122 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:71 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:639 [ref. 29066], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:61 [ref. 35264], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:146 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:53 [ref. 32988], Yoshida et al. 2013:54 [ref. 34464], Psomadakis et al. 2015:174 [ref. 34104], Motomura et al. 2017:55 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:87 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883], Psomadakis et al. 2020:330 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius hispidus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Antennariidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Indonesia, Samoa and Tonga, north to Taiwan, south to Western Australia and Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia). Habitat: marine.

histrio, Lophius Linnaeus [C.] 1758:237 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] In Pelago inter Fucum natantem [Sargasso Sea]. Lectotype: ZMUU Linn. coll. 100 (74 mm specimen). Paralectotypes: NRM 4558 (1 or more of 4), ZMUU Linn. Coll. 100 (2, 18-26 mm). Type catalog: Lönnberg 1896:30 [ref. 23530], Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:227-228 [ref. 20707], Wheeler 1991:166, Fig. 8 [ref. 20102]. Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:200 [ref. 20669]. Also appeared in Linnaeus 1759:246 [ref. 24770]. •Valid as Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:661 [ref. 7223], Pietsch 1984:37 [ref. 5380], Dor 1984:57 [ref. 29757], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441], Pietsch in Whitehead et al. 1986:1367 [ref. 13677], Pietsch 1986:369 [ref. 5704], Robins & Ray 1986:88 [ref. 23100], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:200 [ref. 20669], Allen & Swainston 1988:38 [ref. 25477], Scott & Scott 1988:238 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:279 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:134 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:229 [ref. 14674], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577], Randall et al. 1990:56 [ref. 15987], Boschung 1992:79 [ref. 23239], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:570 [ref. 21590], Kuiter 1993:48 [ref. 23929], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:84 [ref. 22896], Santos et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23531], Allen 1997:62 [ref. 23977], Lindberg et al. 1997:222 [ref. 23547], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:231 [ref. 24023], Arruda 1997:125 [ref. 24952], Kuiter 1997:40 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:56 [ref. 25919], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:823 [ref. 23897], Myers 1999:69 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:109 [ref. 24106], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:176 [ref. 24550], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013], Johnson 1999:724 [ref. 25471], Nakabo 2000:454 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:132 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:46 [ref. 25480], Thomson et al. 2000:54 [ref. 25640], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:153 [ref. 27754], Shimizu 2001:22 [ref. 25799], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Pietsch in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:270 [ref. 26158], Nakabo 2002:454 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:214, 542 [ref. 26218], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Collette et al. 2003:100 [ref. 26784], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192], Pietsch 2003:1051 [ref. 17014], Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27624], Nelson et al. 2004:96 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:122 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:73 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:266 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:642 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:131 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:78 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:154 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:30 [ref. 33341], Parin et al. 2014:185 [ref. 33547], Stewart 2015:887 [ref. 34254], Pietsch 2016:2053 [ref. 34597], Motomura et al. 2017:56 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:89 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883], Carneiro et al. 2019:213 [ref. 37250], Fricke et al. 2019:72 [ref. 36673], Hoschke et al. 2019:154 [ref. 36626], Sonoyama et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas (including Red Sea, Sea of Japan), but not in most of eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

horridus, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1853:83 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 5 (no. 1); ref. 16911] Lawajong, Solor Island, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6276. •Valid as Lophiocharon horridus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

hutchinsi, Lophiocharon Pietsch [T. W.] 2004:160, Pl. 1 [Records of the Australian Museum v. 56 (no. 2); ref. 27785] James Price Point, 55 kilometers north of Broome, Western Australia, 17°26'S, 122°10'E. Holotype: WAM P.27673-002. Paratypes: AMS I.15557-283 (2), I.34780-001 (1); WAM P.24486 (1), P.28416-015 (2), P.31884-001 (1). Type catalog: Moore et al. 2008:9 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Lophiocharon hutchinsi Pietsch 2004 -- (Allen et al. 2006:644 [ref. 29066], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Larson et al. 2013:54 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Lophiocharon hutchinsi Pietsch 2004. Antennariidae. Distribution: Northern Australia and Aru Island in the Arafura Sea. Habitat: marine.

immaculatus, Antennarius Le Danois [Y.] 1971:91, Fig. 2 [Israel Journal of Zoology v. 19 (no. 2) (for 1970); ref. 7758] Eilat, Israel, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Holotype: TAU P.254 [= SMNHTAU]. Paratypes: HUJ 348 (1), 9808 [ex F.805] (2), 9806 [ex F.605] (1). Type catalog: Golani 2006:23 [ref. 28840]. •Valid as Antennarius immaculatus Le Danois 1971 -- (Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757]). •Synonym of Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:146 [ref. 20669] with author as Cuvier, Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Dyer & Westneat 2010:601 [ref. 31446]). •Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

inconstans, Histiophryne scortea var. McCulloch [A. R.] & Waite [E. R.] 1918:75 [Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) v. 1 (no. 1); ref. 2950] St. Vincent Gulf and Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Syntypes: (21) SAMA F620 (1), F621 (3), F622 (1), F624 (5). •Synonym of Phyllophryne scortea (McCulloch & Waite 1918) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:243 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:644 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Phyllophryne scortea (McCulloch & Waite 1918). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

indicus, Antennarius Schultz [L. P.] 1964:182, Pl. 3 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 116 (no. 3500); ref. 3429] Vizagapatam, India. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 40090. •Valid as Antennarius indicus Schultz 1964 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:115 [ref. 20669], Randall 1995:83 [ref. 22896], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Jawad & Al-Mamry 2009:1 [ref. 30663], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Psomadakis et al. 2015:174 [ref. 34104], Ali et al. 2018:314 [ref. 36183], Jawad et al. 2018:102 [ref. 36262], Eagderi et al. 2019:33 [ref. 37020], Mohanty et al. 2020:1436 [ref. 37820]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius indicus Schultz 1964. Antennariidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: East Africa and Persian Gulf east to Odisha (northeastern India) and Sri Lanka. Habitat: marine.

inops, Antennarius Poey [F.] 1881:340 [Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, Madrid v. 10; ref. 3511] Puerto Rico. Holotype (unique): USNM 37434. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:205 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

insidiator, Batrachopus Whitley [G. P.] 1934:[1] [Supplement to the check-list of the fishes of New South Wales; ref. 4682] Watson's Bay, near Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.5263. Type catalog: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669]. Unpaginated, description is on the 1st page of the supplement. Species was originally described and illustrated as Antennarius commersonii in Whitley 1929:137, Pl. 31 (fig. 5) [ref. 4665], but the figured specimen was later renamed as a new species in a footnote in the above reference. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

jagua, Histrio Nichols [J. T.] 1920:62 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 33; ref. 3173] Bermuda. Holotype (unique): AMNH 7316. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:663 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:205 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

japonicus, Antennarius Schultz [L. P.] 1964:181, Pl. 2 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 116 (no. 3500); ref. 3429] Sagami Bay, Japan. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 26796. •Valid as Antennarius japonicus Schultz 1964 -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Antennarius nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:141 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Civier 1817) -- (based on placement of nummifer in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

knorrii, Ostracion Walbaum [J. J.] 1792:482 [Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium Part 3; ref. 4572] No locality stated [Antilles]. Meets conditions of Art. 23.9.1.1 and 23.9.9.2 of the Code, and therefore cannot be used as a valid name. •Senior (unused) synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Parenti & Pietsch 2003:187 [ref. 26690] as a nomen oblitum). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

lacepedii, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1856:50 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 1; ref. 311] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 28017. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

laevigatus, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] (ex Bosc) 1817:423, Pl. 16 (fig. 1) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Carolina, U.S.A. Lectotype: MNHN A-3829 [ex MNHN B-2949]. Paralectotypes: MNHN B-2949 (1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:142 [ref. 6339] dating to Cuvier 1816. Appeared first without distinguishing features in Cuvier 1816:310 [ref. 993] as, "lophius laevigatus, Bosc. qui est l'espèce la plus commune." Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:201 [ref. 20669]. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577], Fricke 1999:109 [ref. 24106]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

laevis, Lophius Latreille [P. A.] 1804:73 [Tableau méthodique des poissons.; ref. 17490] No types known. Based on La Lophie Unie Bosc 1803:313. Senior homonym of Lophius laevis Lacepède 1804. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:201 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577]). •Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223] list a Lophius laevis Lacepède 1804 in the synonymy of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

lateralis, Antennarius Tanaka [S.] 1917:200 [Dobutsugaku Zasshi = Zoological Magazine Tokyo v. 29 (no. 345); ref. 4330] Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Holotype (unique): ZUMT (lost). Species originally published in Japanese in above reference, later illustrated and described in more detail in English and Japanese in Tanaka 1918:494, Pl. 135 (fig. 378) [ref. 14911]. •Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:94 [ref. 20669] as commersoni and author as Latreille 1804). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

laysanius, Antennarius Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1904:947 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 27 (no. 1377); ref. 2518] Laysan Island, Leeward Islands, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 8439. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669], Mundy 2005:264 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

leopardinus, Antennarius Günther [A.] 1864:151 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864 (pt 1) (art. 3) (for 22 Mar. 1864); ref. 13930] Pacific coast of Panama. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.1.26.417. •Synonym of Antennarius sanguineus Gill 1863 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:157 [ref. 20669], Dyer & Westneat 2010:599 [ref. 31446]). •Synonym of Antennatus sanguineus (Gill 1863) -- (based on placement of sanguineus in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus sanguineus (Gill 1863). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

leprosus, Chironectes Eydoux [J. F. T.] & Souleyet [F. A.] 1850:187, Pl. 5 (fig. 3) [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 4501] Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4595. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:139 [ref. 6339]. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669], Mundy 2005:264 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:129 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

leucosoma, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1854:328 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 6 (no. 2); ref. 343] Larantuka, Flores Island, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6278. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

leucus, Antennarius Fowler [H. W.] 1934:512, Fig. 53 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 86; ref. 1419] Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): ANSP 54955. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:20 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Pietsch 1986:366 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:145 [ref. 20669] with author as Cuvier). •Synonym of Antennarius drombus Jordan & Evermann 1903 -- (Mundy 2005:263 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius drombus Jordan & Evermann 1903. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

lindgreeni, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1855:192 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 8 (no. 1); ref. 16838] Muntok, Bangka, Sumatra, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): not found. •Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:224 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

linearis, Antennatus Randall [J. E.] & Holcom [R. R.] 2001:138, Figs. 1-4 [Pacific Science v. 55 (no. 2); ref. 25254] Off Kahe Point, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands [central Pacific], depth 14 meters. Holotype: BPBM 38704. Paratypes: BPBM 37232 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 4605 (1), 4607 (1), 4609 (1), 56816 (1); USNM 209596 (1), 361066 (1). Plus non-type material. •Valid as Antennatus linearis Randall & Holcom 2001 -- (Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:73 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:265 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:130 [ref. 30952], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:152 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus linearis Randall & Holcom 2001. Antennariidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa and East Africa east to Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

lineatus, Saccarius Günther [A.] 1861:183 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 3; ref. 1964] Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1979.9.25.1. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

lioderma, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1864:178 [Nederlandsch Tijdschrift voor de Dierkunde v. 2; ref. 13924] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6289. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:204 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

lithinostomus, Antennarius Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1908:286, Fig. 12 [Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries v. 27(Doc. 640) (for 1907); ref. 2492] Cuyo Island, Philippines. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 20204. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Lophiocharon lithinostomus (Jordan & Richardson 1908) -- (Pietsch 1984:39 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:229 [ref. 20669], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Pietsch 2004:160 [ref. 27785], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:154 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Lophiocharon lithinostomus (Jordan & Richardson 1908). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines. Habitat: marine.

lochites, Phrynelox Schultz [L. P.] 1964:179, Pl. 1 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 116 (no. 3500); ref. 3429] Dapitan Bay, Mindanao Island, Philippines. Holotype: CAS-SU 38194. Paratypes: CAS-SU 60459 (2), USNM 197325 (1). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:61 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:485 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

lophotes, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:428, Pl. 17 (fig. 2) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Unknown locality. No types known. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:147 [ref. 6339]. •Synonym of Antennarius hispidus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:71 [ref. 20669], Randall 2005:71 [ref. 28239]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius hispidus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

lutescens, Antennarius Seale [A.] 1906:89, Fig. 2 [Occasional Papers of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History v. 4 (no. 1); ref. 3999] Tahiti, Society Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Holotype (unique): BPBM 1347. •Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:94 [ref. 20669] as commersoni and author as Latreille 1804). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

maculatus, Chironectes Desjardins [J.] 1840:1, Pl. 2 [Magasin de Zoologie, d'Anatomie Comparée et de Palæontologie (Sér. 2). v. 2 [for 1839]; ref. 17399] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4626. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:139 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:87 [ref. 20669], Kuiter 1997:44 [ref. 25488], Anderson et al. 1998:22 [ref. 23611], Myers 1999:68 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:105 [ref. 24106], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Nakabo 2000:457 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:457 [ref. 26001], Randall et al. 2002:155 [ref. 26192], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495], Randall 2005:71 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:640 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:128 [ref. 30952], Motomura et al. 2010:78 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:147 [ref. 31980], Koeda et al. 2016:12 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:87 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:37 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840). Antennariidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Maldives east to Mariana Islands and Solomon Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia, east to Hawaiian and Society Islands. Habitat: marine.

maggiewalker, Histiophryne Arnold [R. J.] & Pietsch [T. W.] 2011:64, Figs. 1-3 [Zootaxa No. 2925; ref. 31363] Washed up on beach, Alexandria Bay, Noosa Heads, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Holotype: QM I.38176. Paratypes: QM I.29079 (1), I.37621 (3). •Valid as Histiophryne maggiewalker Arnold & Pietsch 2011 -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Arnold 2012:62 [ref. 31855], Arnold & Pietsch 2018:629 [ref. 36266]). Current status: Valid as Histiophryne maggiewalker Arnold & Pietsch 2011. Antennariidae. Distribution: Queensland, Australia. Habitat: marine.

marmoratus, Chironectes Lesson [R. P.] (ex Cuvier) 1831:144, Poissons Pl. 16 (fig. 2) [Voyage autour du monde Zool. v. 2 (pt 1); ref. 2776] Coasts of New Guinea. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

marmoratus, Lophius Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1794:no page number, Pl. 176 (lower fig.) [The Naturalist's Miscellany; ref. 4013] Australia [as New Holland] and neighboring islands. No types known. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:661 [ref. 7223], Dor 1984:57 [ref. 29757]). •Doubtful status -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:261 [ref. 20669]). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

marmoratus, Lophius histrio var. Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:141 (misprint 142) [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] No locality given. Apparently independent of Lophius marmoratus Shaw 1794. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:72 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

melas, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1857:70 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 2 (art. 7); ref. 356] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6277. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

mentzelii, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:417 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Near Recife, Brazil. No types known. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:147 [ref. 6339]. Based on a drawing (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:56 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:56 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

mitchellii, Antennarius Morton [A.] 1897:xiv, 98 [Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1896; ref. 14635] Lisdillon, eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. Holotype (unique): TMH D136/13017 [old no. 5163, 3566]. Type catalog: Andrews 1971:3 [ref. 31471], Andrews 1992:110 [ref. 22689]. •Valid as Trichophryne mitchelli (Morton 1897) -- (Pietsch 1984:39 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:239 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:281 [ref. 12442], Pietsch 2008:374 [ref. 30637]). •Valid as Echinophryne mitchelli [should be mitchellii] (Morton 1897) -- (Gomon et al. 1994:288 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Allen et al. 2006:641 [ref. 29066], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Echinophryne mitchellii (Morton 1897). Antennariidae. Distribution: Southeastern Australia: New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Habitat: marine.

moai, Antennarius Allen [G. R.] 1970:521, Figs. 2c, 3 [Pacific Science v. 24 (no. 4); ref. 7713] Large tide pool between Hanga Roa and Hanga Piko, Easter Island, southeastern Pacific, depth 1 meter. Holotype: BPBM 6555 [not 6556]. Paratypes: LACM 6560-12 (1). •Valid as Antennarius moai Allen 1970 -- (Pequeño 1989:43 [ref. 14125] as mohai). •Synonym of Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:146 [ref. 20669] with authorship as Cuvier, Dyer & Westneat 2010:601 [ref. 31446]). •Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (based on placement of coccineus in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

moluccensis, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1855:424 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 8 (no. 3); ref. 350] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6273. •Valid as Antennarius moluccensis Bleeker 1855 -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798), author often as Latreille 1804 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:94 [ref. 20669] as commersoni, Randall 2005:70 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:263 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

multiocellatus, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:420 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Havana, Cuba. Lectotype: MNHN A-4591. Paralectotypes: MNHN A-4592 (1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:140 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:99 [ref. 20669] but established earlier in ref. 6339. •Valid as Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch 1984:34 [ref. 5380], Robins & Ray 1986:87 [ref. 23100], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:99 [ref. 20669], Cervigón 1991:191 [ref. 24472], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:818 [ref. 23897], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:175 [ref. 24550], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:159 [ref. 25013], Collette et al. 2003:100 [ref. 26784], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192], Pietsch 2003:1051 [ref. 17014], Smith et al. 2003:13 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807], Wirtz et al. 2007:7, 26 [ref. 30263], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:169 [ref. 32953], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:29 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:4 [ref. 33516], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Carneiro et al. 2019:213 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; eastern Atlantic: including Azores. Habitat: marine.

muscosus, Tathicarpus Ogilby [J. D.] 1907:22 [Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland v. 20; ref. 3283] Port Curtis, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM (not found in 1997). •Synonym of Tathicarpus butleri Ogilby 1907 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:259 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:281 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:645 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Tathicarpus butleri Ogilby 1907. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

museibritannici, Antennarius commersonii var. Günther [A.] 1861:193 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 3; ref. 1964] No locality known. Holotype (unique): BMNH (apparently lost). •Status uncertain -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:263 [ref. 20669]). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

narungga, Histiophryne Arnold [R. J.] & Pietsch [T. W.] 2018:623, Figs. 1-4 [Copeia v. 106 (no. 4); ref. 36266] Port Lincoln, Spencer Gulf, South Australia, 34°33'39"S, 136°32'53"E, depth 33 meters. Holotype: SAMA F.13936. Paratypes: (34) AMS, NMV, SAMA, WAM. Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Histiophryne narungga Arnold & Pietsch 2018. Current status: Valid as Histiophryne narungga Arnold & Pietsch 2018. Antennariidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean: Western and South Australia. Habitat: marine.

neocaledoniensis, Abantennarius Le Danois [Y.] 1964:126, Fig. 63 [Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (N. S.) (Série A) Zoologie v. 31 (no. 1); ref. 6571] New Caledonia. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4589. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:137 [ref. 6339], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:146 [ref. 20669]. •Synonym of Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:146 [ref. 20669] with author as Cuvier, Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:321 [ref. 28867] with author as Danois, Dyer & Westneat 2010:601 [ref. 31446]). •Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (lesson 1831) -- (based on placement of coccineus in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

nesogallicus, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:401 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Lectotype: MNHN A-4612. Paralectotypes: MNHN A-0563 (1), 3564 (1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:140 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype selected in Le Danois 1964:130 [ref. 6571]. Appeared as Antennarius nesogallicus in Cuvier 1831:159, Pl. 51 (fig. 2) [ref. 26488], and in Griffith & Smith 1834:Pl. 44 (fig. 2) (opp. p. 246) [ref. 1908] (would be available from figure caption). •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:202 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577], Fricke 1999:109 [ref. 24106]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

nexilis, Antennarius Snyder [J. O.] 1904:537, Pl. 13 (fig. 23) [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 22 [1902]; ref. 4149] Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype: USNM 50883. Paratypes: CAS-SU 7735 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:145 [ref. 20669] with author as Cuvier). •Synonym of Antennarius drombus Jordan & Evermann 1903 -- (Mundy 2005:263 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius drombus Jordan & Evermann 1903. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

niger, Chironectes Garrett [A.] 1864:107 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 1) v. 3; ref. 18276] Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): destroyed in 1906 fire. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669], Mundy 2005:264 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

nigromaculatus, Antennarius Playfair [R. L.] 1869:239 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1869 (pt 2); ref. 14099] Zanzibar, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1869.1.29.29. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

nitidus, Antennarius Bennett [E. T.] 1827:375, Pl. 9 (fig. 2) [Zoological Journal, London v. 3 (no. 11, art. 37); ref. 16782] Probably from Cape of Good Hope [purchased in Piccadilly]. Syntypes: (4). •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:202 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

niveus, Antennarius Fowler [H. W.] 1946:215, Fig. 75 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 98; ref. 1456] Aguni Shima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype (unique): ANSP 72088. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:20 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius dorehensis Bleeker 1859 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:166 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859) -- (based on placement of dorehensis in Arnold & Pietsch 2012 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

notophthalmus, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1854:544 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 5 (no. 3); ref. 16913] Djungkulon, southwestern Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6280. •Valid as Antennarius notophthalus Bleeker 1853 -- (Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356]). •Synonym of Antennarius biocellatus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:174 [ref. 20669], Kottelat 2013:274 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius biocellatus (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

nox, Antennarius Jordan [D. S.] 1902:375, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 24 (no. 1261); ref. 14883] Nagasaki, Japan. Lectotype: CAS-SU 7603. Paralectotypes: CAS-SU 7599 (2), 7601 (1); USNM 49819 (1), 164192 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291]. Lectotype established by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 by referrence to Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291] who did not establish the lectotype. •Valid as Phrynelox nox (Jordan 1902) -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

nummifer, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:430, Pl. 17 (fig. 4) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Unknown locality. Holotype: MNHN 0000-0181. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:140 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Antennarius nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Dor 1984:56 [ref. 29757], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441], Pietsch in Whitehead et al. 1986:1365 [ref. 13677], Pietsch 1986:368 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:138 [ref. 20669], Edwards & Glass 1987:631 [ref. 9166], Allen & Swainston 1988:38 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:134 [ref. 24556], Randall et al. 1990:54 [ref. 15987], Francis 1993:158 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:83 [ref. 22896], Santos et al. 1997:62 [ref. 23531], Allen 1997:62 [ref. 23977], Lindberg et al. 1997:216 [ref. 23547], Carpenter et al. 1997:126 [ref. 23922], Arruda 1997:125 [ref. 24952], Kuiter 1997:44 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:54 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:69 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:106 [ref. 24106], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Allen 2000:85 [ref. 37268], Nakabo 2000:458 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:45 [ref. 25480], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:458 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:23 [ref. 27712], Heemstra et al. 2004:3317 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:71 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:264 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:640 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:129 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Motomura 2009:41 [ref. 30446], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:147 [ref. 31980], Yoshida et al. 2013:55 [ref. 34464], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:5 [ref. 33988], Psomadakis et al. 2015:174 [ref. 34104], Hoschke et al. 2019:154 [ref. 36626]). •Valid as Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Stewart 2015:885 [ref. 34254], Pietsch 2016:2053 [ref. 34597], Fricke et al. 2018:88 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883], Brown et al. 2019:181 [ref. 36444], Carneiro et al. 2019:213 [ref. 37250], Eagderi et al. 2019:33 [ref. 37020], Psomadakis et al. 2020:330 [ref. 37272], Sonoyama et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Distribution: Eastern and central Atlantic: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Saint Helena; Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Persian Gulf, Comoros, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Society Islands, north to Sea of Japan, south to Rottnest Island (Western Australia) and northern New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

nuttingii, Antennarius Garman [S.] 1896:83, Pl. 2 [Bulletin of the Laboratory of Natural Science University of Iowa v. 4; ref. 14605] Haiti, West Indies. Lectotype: MCZ 11652. Paralectotypes: MCZ 11660 (1). Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Phrynelox nuttingi (Garman 1896) -- (Uyeno & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:246 [ref. 14275]). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577]). •Synonym of Antennarius scaber (Cuvier 1817) -- (Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

occidentalis, Antennarius (Triantennatus) Cadenat [J.] 1959:381, Figs. 2, 12-17, 25, 26 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 21 (no. 1); ref. 11983] Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands. Lectotype: MNHN 1982-0136 [ex IFAN 51-15]. Paralectotypes: IFAN 4747-49 (1, 1, 1), 49-161 (1), 49-236 (1), 49-238 (1), 55-1587 (1), 55-1617 (1); MNHN 1982-0137 to 1982-0148 [ex IFAN] (12, 1 ea lot). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:137-138 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:60 [ref. 20669] but actually established first in Pietsch et al. 1987:137 [ref. 6339]. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:60 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:485 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

ocellatus, Lophius histrio var. Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801:142 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Mare Hauannam aluens [Havana, Cuba]. No types known. Bloch specimens: ZMB 2229 (1). Based on the 'Pescador' of Parra 1787:1, Pl. 1 [ref. 6840]. •Valid as Antennarius ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Robins & Ray 1986:88 [ref. 23100], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:131 [ref. 20669], Scott & Scott 1988:237 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:228 [ref. 14674], Cervigón 1991:189 [ref. 24472], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:819 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:160 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:153 [ref. 27754], Pietsch 2003:1051 [ref. 17014], Smith et al. 2003:13 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807]). •Valid as Fowlerichthys ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:169 [ref. 32953]). Current status: Valid as Fowlerichthys ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

oligospilos, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1857:70 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 2 (art. 7); ref. 356] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6286. •Synonym of Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:87 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

pardalis, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:420, Pl. 363 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Gorée, Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4597. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:140 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Antennarius pardalis (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:107 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:481 [ref. 15577], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:572 [ref. 21590], Afonso et al. 1999:83 [ref. 25466] with question, Wirtz et al. 2007:7, 27 [ref. 30263], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Wirtz et al. 2013:119 [ref. 32972], Pietsch 2016:2053 [ref. 34597]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius pardalis (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

pauciradiatus, Antennarius Schultz [L. P.] 1957:100, Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 107 (no. 3383); ref. 3969] Off Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.A., depth 30-40 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 153226. Paratypes: FMNH 50249 (2); USNM 82583 (1), 116764 (2), 153146-48 (2, 2, 1), 153223 (2). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:9 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Antennarius pauciradiatus Schultz 1957 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Robins & Ray 1986:88 [ref. 23100], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987: [ref. 20669], Cervigón 1991:192 [ref. 24472], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:820 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:160 [ref. 25013], Collette et al. 2003:100 [ref. 26784], Pietsch 2003:1051 [ref. 17014], Smith et al. 2003:13 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807], Randall 2005:72 [ref. 28239], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:29 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius pauciradiatus Schultz 1957. Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

pavoninus, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:421 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Unknown locality. No types known. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:147 [ref. 6339]. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:99 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

pelagicus, Lophius Banks [J.] in Beaglehole 1962:272 [The "Endeavour" journal of Joseph Banks, 1768-1771 v. 2; ref. 20682] Not available, mentioned in passing and questionably in synonymy and not intended as a new species description. •In the synonymy of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:202 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae.

peravok, Chironectes Montrouzier [X.] 1857:467 [189] [Annales de la Société d'Agriculture, Histoire Naturelle et Arts Utiles de Lyon (sér. 2) v. 8 (1856); ref. 17789] On p. 189 of reprint. Not available, manuscript name mentioned in passing in synonymy under Chironectes leprosus; from Woodlark I., South Pacific. •In the synonymy of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae.

phymatodes, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1857:69 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 2 (art. 7); ref. 356] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6285. •Valid as Antennarius phymatodes Bleeker 1857 -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:87 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius maculatus (Desjardins 1840). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

pictus, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:393, Pl. 364 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Suriname. Lectotype: MNHN A-4603. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:140-141 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype selected in Le Danois 1964:130 [ref. 6571]. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:202 [ref. 20669], Scott & Scott 1988:238 [ref. 25518], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

pictus, Lophius Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1794:no page number, Pl. 176 (upper fig.) [The Naturalist's Miscellany; ref. 4013] Tahiti, Society Islands. Neotype: BPBM 15441. Neotype designated by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:79 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch 1984:34 [ref. 5380], Pietsch 1986:368 [ref. 5704], Allen & Swainston 1988:38 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:55 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:47 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:158 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:84 [ref. 22896], Lindberg et al. 1997:217 [ref. 23547], Allen 1997:62 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:44 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:55 [ref. 25919], Anderson et al. 1998:22 [ref. 23611], Myers 1999:69 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:106 [ref. 24106], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Johnson 1999:724 [ref. 25471], Nakabo 2000:457 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:457 [ref. 26001], Randall et al. 2002:155 [ref. 26192], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830] with authors as Shaw & Nodder, Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27624] with authors as Shaw & Nodder, Randall 2005:72 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:264 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:640 [ref. 29066] with authorship as Shaw & Nodder, Randall 2007:129 [ref. 30952] with authorship as Shaw & Nodder, Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Motomura 2009:41 [ref. 30446], Motomura et al. 2010:78 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:148 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:54 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2018:88 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:72 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Hawaiian and Society islands, north to Philippines and Midway Atoll, south to Western Australia, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

pictus, Lophius histrio var. Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:141 (misprint 142) [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] No locality given. Apparently independent of Lophius pictus Shaw 1794. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Lophius pictus Shaw 1794. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

pietschi, Kuiterichthys Arnold [R. J.] 2013:496, Figs. 1-2 [Zootaxa 3718 (no. 5); ref. 32926] Crowdy Head, New South Wales, 31.9°S, 152.9°E, Australia. Holotype: AMS I.33555-004. Paratypes: many at AMS, UW. •Valid as Kuiterichthys pietschi Arnold 2013. Current status: Valid as Kuiterichthys pietschi Arnold 2013. Antennariidae. Distribution: New South Wales, Australia. Habitat: marine.

pinniceps, Antennarius Valenciennes [A.] (ex Commerson) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:410 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Not available, name only. Validly published by Bleeker 1856. Not available -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae.

pinniceps, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] (ex Commerson) 1856:49 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 1; ref. 311] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Lectotype: RMNH 6271. Paralectotypes: RMNH (1, not found). Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669]. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669], Edwards & Glass 1987:631 [ref. 9166], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

pleurophthalmus, Antennarius Gill [T. N.] 1863:92 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15; ref. 1680] Charlotte Harbor, Florida, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 5886. •Synonym of Antennarius ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:132 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Fowlerichthys ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (based on placement of ocellatus in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Fowlerichthys ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

pogonius, Histiophryne Arnold [R. J.] 2012:63, Figs. 1-3 [Zootaxa No. 3253; ref. 31855] From live fish trade, reportedly from Cebu, Philippines. Holotype: UW 118820. Paratypes: UW 119522 (1), 119523 (1), 19920 (2). Genus Histiophryne is feminine, so the species name (an adjective meaning bearded) is changed to pogonia. •Valid as Histiophryne pogonius Arnold 2012 -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2018:629 [ref. 36266]). •Valid as Histiophryne pogonia Arnold 2012. Current status: Valid as Histiophryne pogonia Arnold 2012. Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: eastern Indonesia to Philippines. IUCN (2020): Not assessed. Habitat: marine.

polyophthalmus, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1852:644 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 3 (no. 4); ref. 16830] Banda Neira, Banda Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6284. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669], Randall 2007:129 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

portoricensis, Antennarius Stahl [A.] 1882:246 [Catálogo del gabinete zoológico del Dr. A. Stahl en Bayamon (Pto. Rico); ref. 20683] Puerto Rico. No types known. Not available, no description. •As a nomen dubium -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:264 [ref. 20669]). Antennariidae.

princeps, Antennarius Gill [T. N.] 1863:90 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15; ref. 1680] Appeared as Cheironectes Cuv. nec Illiger. Type Antennarius princeps Comm." Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:264 [ref. 20669] considered as a nomen dubium, but since there is no A. princeps Commerson and no destinguishing features provided, we consider it as not available, no distinguishing features. Antennariidae.

principis, Chironectes Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:416 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Vicinity of Recife, Brazil. No types known. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:148 [ref. 6339]. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:99 [ref. 20669], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:160 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

psychedelica, Histiophryne Pietsch [T. W.], Arnold [R. J.] & Hall [D. J.] 2009:38, Figs. 1-3, 4A, 6, 8 [Copeia 2009 (no. 1); ref. 30069] Laha I dive site, harbor at Ambon City, Ambon Bay, Ambon Island, Molluca Islands, Indonesia, depth 6.5 meters. Holotype: NICP 6377. Paratypes: UW 22454 (2). •Valid as Histiophryne psychedelica Pietsch, Arnold & Hall 2009 -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2011:63 [ref. 31363], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Arnold 2012:62 [ref. 31855], Allen & Erdmann 2012:153 [ref. 31980], Arnold & Pietsch 2018:629 [ref. 36266]). Current status: Valid as Histiophryne psychedelica Pietsch, Arnold & Hall 2009. Antennariidae. Distribution: Ambon and Bali islands (Molucca Islands), Indonesia. Habitat: marine.

punctatissimus, Antennarius Fowler [H. W.] 1946:216, Fig. 76 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 98; ref. 1456] Aguni Shima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype (unique): ANSP 72089. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:20 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius dorehensis Bleeker 1859 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:167 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859) -- (based on placement of dorehensis in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus dorehensis (Bleeker 1859). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

radiosus, Antennarius Garman [S.] 1896:85, Pl. 1 [Bulletin of the Laboratory of Natural Science University of Iowa v. 4; ref. 14605] Off Key West, Florida, U.S.A., 24°34'N, 83°16'W, depth 36 fathoms [locality possibly St. Vincent in 50 fathoms, not station 27]. Lectotype: MCZ 35215. Paralectotypes: MCZ (1, probably never at MCZ). Lectotype selected in Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:118 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Antennarius radiosus Garman 1896 -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:664 [ref. 7223], Uyeno & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:248 [ref. 14275], Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch in Whitehead et al. 1986:1366 [ref. 13677], Robins & Ray 1986:88 [ref. 23100], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:118 [ref. 20669], Cervigón 1991:190 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:79 [ref. 23239], Santos et al. 1997:125 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:125 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:821 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013], Pietsch 2003:1051 [ref. 17014], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807]). •Valid as Fowlerichthys radiosus (Garman 1896) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Pietsch 2016:2053 [ref. 34597], Carneiro et al. 2019:213 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Fowlerichthys radiosus (Garman 1896). Antennariidae. Distribution: Northwestern Atlantic; eastern Atlantic: Azores, Madeira. Habitat: marine.

randalli, Antennarius Allen [G. R.] 1970:518, Figs. 1, 2a [Pacific Science v. 24 (no. 4); ref. 7713] Off Motu Tautara, western coast of Easter Island, southeastern Pacific, depth 20 meters. Holotype: BPBM 6554. Paratypes: BPBM 6553 (1), CAS 24417 (1), USNM 204310 (1). •Valid as Antennarius randalli Allen 1970 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:178 [ref. 20669], Pequeño 1989:43 [ref. 14125], Randall et al. 1993:229 [ref. 21003], Myers 1999:69 [ref. 23965], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Senou & Kawamoto 2002:2 [ref. 25971], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:72 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:265 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:130 [ref. 30952], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:150 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius randalli Allen 1970. Antennariidae. Distribution: Cocos-Keeling Islands, Indonesia, Japan and Philippines south to Papua New Guinea and east to the Hawaiian Islands and Easter Island. Habitat: marine.

raninus, Lophius Tilesius [W. G. von] 1809:245, Pls. 16-17 [Mémoires de la Société impériale des naturalistes de Moscou v. 2 (art. 20); ref. 4406] Sea of Japan. No types known. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:201 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:222 [ref. 23547], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

reticularis, Antennarius Gilbert [C. H.] 1892:566 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 14 (no. 880); ref. 1626] Gulf of California, Mexico, 24°22'15"N, 110°19'15"W, Albatross station 2825, depth 7 meters. Holotype (unique): USNM 48260. •Synonym of Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:189 [ref. 20669]) Current status: Synonym of Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

reticulatus, Chironectes Eydoux [J. F. T.] & Souleyet [F. A.] 1850:186, Pl. 5 (fig. 2) [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 4501] Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4616. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:141 [ref. 6339]. Type information: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:193 [ref. 20669]. •Synonym of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:192 [ref. 20669], Randall 2005:73 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:265 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:131 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

reynoldsi, Echinophryne Pietsch [T. W.] & Kuiter [R. H.] 1984:24, Figs. 1-3 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 5194] Port Sea Hole, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, depth 20 meters. Holotype: NMV A3212. Paratypes: NMV A2840 (1), A2843 (1), A3064 (4, 2 c&s), A3209 (1); SAMA F3645 (1). •Valid as Echinophryne reynoldsi Pietsch & Kuiter 1984 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:234 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:279 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:51 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:289 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:642 [ref. 29066], Pietsch 2008:367 [ref. 30637], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574]). Current status: Valid as Echinophryne reynoldsi Pietsch & Kuiter 1984. Antennariidae. Distribution: Southern Australia: Tasmania to Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

rosaceus, Antennarius Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912:203, Pl. 17 (fig. 2) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 42 (no. 1896); ref. 3577] Romblon, Philippines. Holotype (unique): USNM 70266. •Valid as Antennarius rosaceus Smith & Radcliffe 1912 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:170 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Yokota et al. 1992:4 [ref. 24318], Francis 1993:158 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Myers 1999:69 [ref. 23965], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Nakabo 2000:458 [ref. 25086], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:458 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:72 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:640 [ref. 29066], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:150 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932]). •Valid as Antennatus rosaceus (Smith & Radcliffe 1912) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus rosaceus (Smith & Radcliffe 1912). Antennariidae. Distribution: Red Sea, western Pacific: Philippines and Papua New Guinea east to Marshall and Samoan islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Lord Howe Island and Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia). Habitat: marine.

rubrofuscus, Chironectes Garrett [A.] 1863:64 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 1) v. 3; ref. 13928] Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): destroyed in fire of 1906. Type catalog: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:94 [ref. 20669]. Originally as rubro-fuscus. •Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798), author often as Latreille 1804 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:94 [ref. 20669] as commersoni, Mundy 2005:263 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius commerson (Lacepède 1798). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

sandvicensis, Lophius Bennett [F. D.] 1840:258, fig'd. [Narrative of a whaling voyage round the globe v. 2; ref. 260] Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): No type known. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:80 [ref. 20669], Mundy 2005:264 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:129 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

sanguifluus, Antennarius Jordan [D. S.] 1902:374, Fig. 5 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 24 (no. 1261); ref. 14883] Misaki, Japan. Lectotype: CAS-SU 7600. Paralectotypes: USNM 49820 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291]. Lectotype established by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:140 by referrence to Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291] who did not establish the lectotype. Type information: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:140 [ref. 20669]. Types: Shinohara & Williams 2006:553 [ref. 31656]. •Synonym of Antennarius nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:140 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817) -- (based on placement of nummifer in ref., 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus nummifer (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

sanguineus, Antennarius Gill [T. N.] 1863:91 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15; ref. 1680] Cape San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. Lectotype: USNM 6393. Paralectotypes: USNM 224077 (1). Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:157 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Antennarius sanguineus Gill 1863 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:157 [ref. 20669], Allen & Robertson 1994:82 [ref. 22193], Schneider & Lavenberg in Fischer et al. 1995:857 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:53 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:233 [ref. 24023], Watson 1998:220 [ref. 23634], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:221 [ref. 24555], Thomson et al. 2000:55 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:96 [ref. 27807], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:200 [ref. 28944], Dyer & Westneat 2010:599 [ref. 31446], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:190 [ref. 30957], Fourriére et al. 2016:442 [ref. 34668], González-Murcia et al. 2019:308 [ref. 36544]). •Valid as Antennatus sanguineus (Gill 1863) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Palacios-Salgado et al. 2014:237 [ref. 36362], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:144 [ref. 34871], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:607 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus sanguineus (Gill 1863). Antennariidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

sarasa, Antennarius Tanaka [S.] 1916:143 [Dobutsugaku Zasshi = Zoological Magazine Tokyo v. 28 (no. 330); ref. 4326] Tokyo fish market, Japan. Holotype: ZUMT 7185 (apparently lost). Paratypes: (2) ZUMT (lost). Species originally published in Japanese in above reference, later illustrated and described in more detail in English and Japanese in Tanaka 1916:432, Pl. 119 (fig. 346) [ref. 14939]. •Valid as Antennarius sarasa Tanaka 1916 -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:123 [ref. 20669], Paulin et al. 1989:134 [ref. 24556], Randall 1995:84 [ref. 22896], Lindberg et al. 1997:215 [ref. 23547], Fricke 1999:107 [ref. 24106]). •Synonym of Antennarius scriptissimus Jordan 1902 -- (Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Randall et al. 2002:156 [ref. 26192]). •Synonym of Fowlerichthys scriptissimus (Jordan 1902) -- (based on placement of scriptissimus in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Fowlerichthys scriptissimus (Jordan 1902). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

scaber, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:425, Pl. 16 [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Antilles and near Tonneliers Island, Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN (not found). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:148 [ref. 6339] with locality as Antilles, but the localities were four, including the Indian Ocean, so the specimen figured from the Antilles should be selected as the lectotype; no type specimens are extant. •Valid as Phrynelox scaber (Cuvier 1817) -- (Uyeno & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:247 [ref. 14275]). •Valid as Antennarius scaber (Cuvier 1817) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:88 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1991:193 [ref. 24472], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:161 [ref. 25013], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:169 [ref. 32953]). •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fricke 1999:109 [ref. 24106]). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:56 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:175 [ref. 24550], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:153 [ref. 27754]). •Valid as Antennarius scaber (Cuvier 1817) -- (Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:29 [ref. 33341] but needing a lectotype designation). Current status: Valid as Antennarius scaber (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

scortea, Histiophryne McCulloch [A. R.] & Waite [E. R.] 1918:74, Pl. 7 (fig. 2) [Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) v. 1 (no. 1); ref. 2950] Stansbury, St. Vincent Gulf, South Australia, 35°55'S, 137°48'E. Holotype: SAMA F618. Paratypes: SAMA F617 (1), F619 (1). Type catalog: Glover 1976:170 [ref. 19449]. •Valid as Phyllophryne scortea (McCulloch & Waite 1918) -- (Pietsch 1984:40 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:243 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:50 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:293 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Kuiter 1997:42 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:644 [ref. 29066], Pietsch 2008:371 [ref. 30637], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Hoschke et al. 2019:154 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Phyllophryne scortea (McCulloch & Waite 1918). Antennariidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean: Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria (Australia). Habitat: marine.

scriptissimus, Antennarius Jordan [D. S.] 1902:373, Fig. 4 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 24 (no. 1261); ref. 14883] Boshu, Awa Province [Bōsō Peninsula, Chiba Prefecture, Japan]. Holotype (unique): ZUMT [Imperial Museum, Tokyo] (stuffed). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:58 [ref. 20669], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Choi et al. 2003:542 [ref. 26218]). •Valid as Antennarius scriptissimus Jordan 1902 -- (Nakabo 2000:456 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:456 [ref. 26001], Randall et al. 2002:156 [ref. 26192], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213]). •Valid as Fowlerichthys scriptissimus (Jordan 1902) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Stewart 2015:886 [ref. 34254], Sonoyama et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Fowlerichthys scriptissimus (Jordan 1902). Antennariidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Oman and Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Philippines, north to Sea of Japan, south to New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

scutatus, Kanazawaichthys Schultz [L. P.] 1957:63, Pl. 14 (fig. A) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 107 (no. 3383); ref. 3969] Gulf of Mexico, 28°10'N, 87°51'W, Oregon station 1273. Holotype: USNM 157919. Paratypes: USNM 157920 (2), 174946 (1). •Synonym of Antennarius radiosus Garman 1896 -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:664 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:119 [ref. 20669]). •Synonym of Fowlerichthys radiosus (Garman 1896) -- (based on placement of radiosus). Current status: Synonym of Fowlerichthys radiosus (Garman 1896). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

senegalensis, Antennarius (Fowlerichthys) Cadenat [J.] 1959:364, Figs. 1, 18-23 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 21 (no. 1); ref. 11983] Cape des Biches, Senegal, depth 45 meters. Lectotype: MNHN 1961-0971 [ex IFAN 3019]. Paralectotypes: IFAN 3020 and 3021 (2), 3099 (1), 55-106 (1); MNHN 1982-0131 [ex IFAN 55-105] (1), 1982-0133 [ex IFAN 52-175] (1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:138 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype established in Le Danois 1964:113 [ref. 6571]. •Valid as Antennarius senegalensis Cadenat 1959 -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:663 [ref. 7223], Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch in Whitehead et al. 1986:1366 [ref. 13677], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:129 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:482 [ref. 15577], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:572 [ref. 21590], Azevedo & Heemstra 1995:8 [ref. 22269], Santos et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:125 [ref. 24952]). •Valid as Fowlerichthys senegalensis (Cadenat 1959) -- (Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Wirtz et al. 2013:119 [ref. 32972], Pietsch 2016:2053 [ref. 34597], Carneiro et al. 2019:213 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Fowlerichthys senegalensis (Cadenat 1959). Antennariidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: including Azores and Madeira. Habitat: marine.

sonntagii, Chironectes Müller [J. W. von] 1864:180 (v. 1) [Reisen in den Vereinigten Staaten, Canada und Mexico; ref. 14184] Gulf stream in floating seaweed. No types known. Original spelling was Sonntagii. Also appeared as Chironectes Sontagii in Müller 1865:630 (v. 3) [ref. 14184] with reference to 'Reise in Mexico, I, 180'. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) [as sonntagi] -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:203 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

spectrum, Lophius Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:49 [Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow; ref. 1911] American Ocean, Antilles. No types known. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

spilopterus, Antennarius Friese [U. E.] 1974:8, Fig. [Koolewong v. 3 (no. 4); ref. 20671] Appeared in caption to figure; there is no evidence that this was intended as a new species; not available, published after 1960 without a description or definition (Art. 13.1.1 of the Code). •In the synonymy of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:81 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae.

stellifer, Antennarius Barbour [T.] 1905:132, Pl. 4 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 46 (no. 7); ref. 15336] Castle Harbor, Bermuda. Holotype (unique): MCZ 29056. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:102 [ref. 20669], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:160 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

stigmaticus, Antennarius Ogilby [J. D.] 1912:63, Pl. 14 (fig. 2) [Memoirs of the Queensland Museum v. 1; ref. 14855] Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.363. •Synonym of Antennarius coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:278 [ref. 12442], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:145 [ref. 20669] with author as Cuvier, Johnson 1999:724 [ref. 25471], Allen et al. 2006:639 [ref. 29066], Dyer & Westneat 2010:601 [ref. 31446]). •Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831) -- (based on placement of coccineus in ref. 31574). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus coccineus (Lesson 1831). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

striatus, Lophius Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1794:no page number, Pl. 175 [The Naturalist's Miscellany; ref. 4013] Tahiti, Society Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Lectotype: BMNH 1978.3.1.2. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1978.3.1.3 (1). Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:70 [ref. 20669]. Novem protectum over Ostracion knorrii Walbaum 1792 -- (Parenti & Pietsch 2003:188 [ref. 26690]). •Valid as Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch 1984:34 [ref. 5380], Pietsch 1986:368 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:55 [ref. 20669], Edwards & Glass 1987:631 [ref. 9166], Allen & Swainston 1988:38 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:279 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:55 [ref. 15987], Pietsch 1990:482 [ref. 15577], Boschung 1992:79 [ref. 23239], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:573 [ref. 21590], Paulin & Roberts 1992:100 [ref. 24625], Kuiter 1993:48 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:158 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Ohnishi et al. 1997:216 [ref. 22937], Allen 1997:62 [ref. 23977], Lindberg et al. 1997:217 [ref. 23547], Kuiter 1997:42 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:55 [ref. 25919], Watson 1998:231 [ref. 23634], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:822 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:107 [ref. 24106], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:175 [ref. 24550], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Johnson 1999:724 [ref. 25471], Nakabo 2000:455 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:130 [ref. 25191], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:153 [ref. 27754], Shimizu 2001:22 [ref. 25799], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:309 [ref. 25995], Everly 2002:393 [ref. 26185], Nakabo 2002:455 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:214, 541 [ref. 26218], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830] with authors as Shaw & Nodder, Pietsch 2003:1051 [ref. 17014] with authors as Shaw & Nodder,, Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192] with authors as Shaw & Nodder, Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495] with authors as Shaw & Nodderer, Smith et al. 2003:13 [ref. 27621] with authors as Shaw & Nodder, Nelson et al. 2004:96 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:122 [ref. 28072], Mundy 2005:265 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:640 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:130 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:28 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:151 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:119 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:54 [ref. 32988], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:5 [ref. 33988], Stewart 2015:884 [ref. 34254], Pietsch 2016:2053 [ref. 34597], Motomura et al. 2017:56 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:88 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:38 [ref. 36273], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883], Brown et al. 2019:181 [ref. 36444], Sonoyama et al. 2020:32 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas (including Red Sea, Sea of Japan), but not in eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

strigatus, Antennarius Gill [T. N.] 1863:92 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15; ref. 1680] Cape San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. Lectotype: USNM 6267. Paralectotypes: USNM 224078 (1). Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:189 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863) -- (Pietsch 1984:37 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:189 [ref. 20669], Allen & Robertson 1994:83 [ref. 22193], Schneider & Lavenberg in Fischer et al. 1995:857 [ref. 22829], Lindberg et al. 1997:214 [ref. 23547], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:52 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:235 [ref. 24023], Randall & Holcom 2001:137 [ref. 25254], Thomson et al. 2000:56 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:96 [ref. 27807], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:200 [ref. 28944], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:190 [ref. 30957], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Fourriére et al. 2016:442 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:607 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863). Antennariidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

subrotundatus, Chironectes Castelnau [F. L.] 1875:25 [Official Record, containing Introduction, Catalogues, Official Awards of the Commissioners, Report and Recommendations of the Experts, and Essays and Statistics on the Social and Economic Resources of the Colony of Victoria.; ref. 768] Port Walcott, Western Australia. Holotype (unique): MNHN (not found). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:148 [ref. 6339]. •Status uncertain -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:264 [ref. 20669]). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

subteres, Antennarius Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912:205, Pl. 17 (fig. 1) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 42 (no. 1896); ref. 3577] Lingayen Gulf, western coast of Luzon Island, 16°30'36"N, 120°11'06"E, Philippines, Albatross station 5442, depth 45 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 70268. •Valid as Nudiantennarius subteres (Smith & Radcliffe 1912) -- (Pietsch 1984:36 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:184 [ref. 20669], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:155 [ref. 31980], Pietsch & Arnold 2017:659 [ref. 35698]). Current status: Valid as Nudiantennarius subteres (Smith & Radcliffe 1912). Antennariidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia and Philippines. Habitat: marine.

tagus, Antennarius Heller [E.] & Snodgrass [R. E.] 1903:226, Pl. 20 [Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 5; ref. 2089] Tagus Cove, Isabela Island [Albemarle Island], Galápagos Islands. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 6351. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:148 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Antennarius sanguineus Gill 1863 -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:157 [ref. 20669], Dyer & Westneat 2010:599 [ref. 31446]). •Synonym of Antennatus sanguineus (Gill 1863) -- (based on placement of sanguineus in ref. 31574, Arnold & Pietsch 2012). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus sanguineus (Gill 1863). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

teleplanus, Antennarius Fowler [H. W.] 1912:38, Fig. 2 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 64; ref. 14955] Corson's Inlet, Cape May County, New Jersey, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): ANSP 38162. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:20 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:59 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

tenebrosus, Chironectes Poey [F.] 1852:[219, 220], Pl. 17 [as Pl. 20] (fig. 1) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 1; ref. 3497] Cuba. Apparently lost. Type information: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:101 [ref. 20669]. Name dates from plate: Oct. 1852; text published May 1853. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:101 [ref. 20669], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:175 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

tenuifilis, Antennarius Günther [A.] 1868:440 [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 6 (pt 7, no. 14); ref. 1994] Reefs outside Panama City, Panama. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1866.8.19.1. •Synonym of Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:189 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

thymelicus, Lophius Meuschen [F. C.] 1781:unpaged [Index to Gronovius, Zoophylacium Gronovianum; ref. 19701] Not available, published in a rejected work (Opinion 261). Antennariidae.

tigris, Chironectes Poey [F.] 1852:[217, 220], Pl. 17 [as Pl. 20] (fig. 2) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 1; ref. 3497] Cuba. Syntypes: MCZ 11611 (1), 11617 (1), 11619 (1), 11620 (1), 11621 (1). Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:219-220 [ref. 22926] with a holotype (MCZ 11620) and paratypes. Type information: Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669] but differing from information in MCZ database. Name dates from plate: Oct. 1852; text published May 1853. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

tricornis, Chironectes Cloquet [H.] (ex Commerson) 1817:598 (v. 8) [Dictionnaire des sciences Naturelles; ref. 852] Off East African coast. No types known. Based on Antennarius antenna tricorni Commerson, manuscript. •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:56 [ref. 20669], Fricke 1999:107 [ref. 24106]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

tridens, Chironectes Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1845:159, Pl. 81 (figs. 2-5) [Fauna Japonica Parts 7-9; ref. 4373] Japan. Lectotype: RMNH D1025 (stuffed). Paralectotypes: RMNH D1021-D1024 (4, stuffed). Lectotype selected by Boeseman 1947:136 [ref. 12876]. •Valid as Phrynelox tridens (Temminck & Schlegel 1845) -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:103 [ref. 6441], Okamura in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:273, 378 [ref. 8057], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:633 [ref. 27969]). •Valid as Antennarius tridens (Temminck & Schlegel 1845) -- (Paulin et al. 1989:134 [ref. 24556]). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:57 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:483 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:217 [ref. 23547], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:321 [ref. 28867]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

trisignatus, Chironectes Richardson [J.] 1844:15, Pl. 9 (fig. 1) [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Broome, Western Australia. Neotype: WAM P.27274-013. Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:9 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:9 [ref. 30117]. Neotype designated by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:224 [ref. 20669]. •Valid as Antennarius trisignatus (Richardson 1844) -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:38 [ref. 25477]). •Valid as Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844) -- (Pietsch 1984:39 [ref. 5380], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:224 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Lindberg et al. 1997:213 [ref. 23547], Allen 1997:62 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:349 [ref. 23967], Randall et al. 1997:497 [ref. 25919], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Pietsch 2004:160 [ref. 27785], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:155 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:54 [ref. 32988], Hoschke et al. 2019:154 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844). Antennariidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia east to Philippines, south to Rottnest Island (Western Australia) and Queensland (Australia). Habitat: marine.

tuberosus, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:432 [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Lectotype: MNHN 0000-1104. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0000-0182 (2). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:141 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:192 [ref. 20669] but actually established first in ref. 6339. •Valid as Histiophryne tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Dor 1984:57 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch 1984:37 [ref. 5380], Pietsch 1986:369 [ref. 5704], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:192 [ref. 20669], Randall et al. 1990:55 [ref. 15987], Senou et al. 1994:2 [ref. 24347], Goren & Dor 1994:14 [ref. 25356], Ohnishi et al. 1997:216 [ref. 22937], Randall et al. 1997:55 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:69 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:108 [ref. 24106], Pietsch 1999:2015 [ref. 24766], Randall 1999:8 [ref. 25829], Nakabo 2000:454 [ref. 25086], Pietsch in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Randall & Holcom 2001:137 [ref. 25254], Nakabo 2002:454 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:25 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:614 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:8 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:73 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:265 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:641 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:131 [ref. 30952], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:62 [ref. 35264], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Arnold & Pietsch 2012:128 [ref. 31574], Allen & Erdmann 2012:152 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:35 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2018:89 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883], Fricke et al. 2019:72 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Seychelles, Comoros, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Marshall Islands and Tonga, south to New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

tumidus, Lophius Osbeck [P.] 1765:400 [Reise nach Ostindien und China; ref. 3311] Western Atlantic, Sargasso Sea, northeast of Puerto Rico, at 22°N. Not available, mentioned in synonymy of Lophius histrio Linnaeus 1758; subsequent availability not investigated. •In the synonymy of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:661 [ref. 7223]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae.

tumidus, Lophius Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1798:321 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 1; ref. 2708] Not available, cited in synonymy only, with credit to Osbeck. See other account of this name. Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae.

unicornis, Antennarius Bennett [E. T.] 1827:374, Pl. 9 (fig. 1) [Zoological Journal, London v. 3 (no. 11, art. 37); ref. 16782] Madagascar. Lectotype: BMNH 1855.12.26.572 [ex Zool. Soc. London]. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1981.5.27.7 (1). Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:192 [ref. 20669]. •Synonym of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:192 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus tuberosus (Cuvier 1817). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

urophthalmus, Antennarius Bleeker [P.] 1851:488 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 2 (no. 3); ref. 16898] Rio [Rhio or Riouw], Indonesia. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:224 [ref. 20669]). Current status: Synonym of Lophiocharon trisignatus (Richardson 1844). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

variegatus, Chironectes Rafinesque [C. S.] 1814:19 [Précis des découvertes et travaux somiologiques de Mr. C. S. Rafinesque-Schmaltz; ref. 3582] Atlantic between Azores and U.S.A. No types known. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:201 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:486 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

variegatus, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1829:252 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] No locality. As: "Ch. variegatus, ou L. chironecte, Lacép. I, xiv, 2, ou L. pictus Shaw... ." See also Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:422 [ref. 1006]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Chironectes variegatus Rafinesque 1810. Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

verrucosus, Antennarius Bean [T. H.] 1906:31 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 19; ref. 15640] Saint George's Island, Bermuda. Holotype (unique): FMNH 4853. Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:9 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:102 [ref. 20669], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:160 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius multiocellatus (Valenciennes 1837). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

verus, Chironectes Cloquet [H.] 1817:599 (v. 8) [Dictionnaire des sciences Naturelles; ref. 852] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. No types known. Based on Antennarius (chironectes) obscure ... Commerson MSS, Lophius variegatus Shaw and Lophie chironecte Lacepède. •Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:80 [ref. 20669], Fricke 1999:106 [ref. 24106]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius pictus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

vittatus, Cheironectes pictus var. Richardson [J.] 1844:15, Pl. 9 (figs. 3-4) [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Fields of sea weed in tropical Atlantic. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Monod & Le Danois 1973:662 [ref. 7223], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:203 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:487 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Histrio histrio (Linnaeus 1758). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

vulagris, Antennarius Osório [B.] 1898:198 [Jornal do Sciências Mathemáticas, Physicas e Naturaes, Lisboa (Ser. 2) v. 5; ref. 18501] Not available, no distinguishing features; credited to "Cuv. et Val." with locality Portuguese W. Africa. •As a nomen dubium -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:265 [ref. 20669]). Antennariidae.

wildii, Rhycherus Ogilby [J. D.] 1907:18 [Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland v. 20; ref. 3283] South Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.778. •Synonym of Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau 1872) -- (Pietsch 1985:70 [ref. 5378], Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:249 [ref. 20669], Paxton et al. 1989:280 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:296 [ref. 22532], Allen et al. 2006:645 [ref. 29066]). Current status: Synonym of Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau 1872). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

zebrinus, Phrynelox Schultz [L. P.] 1957:75, Fig. 3 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 107 (no. 3383); ref. 3969] Southern Queensland, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype: USNM 47854. Paratypes: FMNH 21560 (1), 44980 (1); USNM 28659 (1), 47853 (1), 59948 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:65 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Phrynelox zebrinus Schultz 1957 -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:102 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:60 [ref. 20669], Pietsch 1990:484 [ref. 15577], Lindberg et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23547], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:321 [ref. 28867]). Current status: Synonym of Antennarius striatus (Shaw 1794). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.

ziesenhennei, Antennarius Myers [G. S.] & Wade [C. B.] 1946:168, Pl. 23 (fig. 7) [Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932-40, Los Angeles v. 9 (no. 6); ref. 3135] Sullivan Bay, James Island, Galápagos Islands. Holotype (unique): LACM 21555 (ex AHF 917). •Synonym of Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863) -- (Pietsch & Grobecker 1987:189 [ref. 20669], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:235 [ref. 24023]). Current status: Synonym of Antennatus strigatus (Gill 1863). Antennariidae. Habitat: marine.