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Species in the family or subfamily Chaunacidae: [ 31 ] records


abei, Chaunax Le Danois [Y.] 1978:87, Figs. 1-2 [Cybium 3e série. Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ichtyologie No. 4; ref. 8918] South of Toba, near Nagoya, Pacific coast of Japan, Sea of Japan, depth 180 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1977-0048. Paratypes: MNHN B-3112 [ex MNHN 1977-0048] (1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:144 [ref. 6339]. •Possibly a synonym of Chaunax fimbriatus Hilgendorf 1879 -- (Caruso in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122]). •Valid as Chaunax abei Le Danois 1978 -- (Le Danois 1979:48 [ref. 6972], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1982:189, 357 [ref. 8256], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:104 [ref. 6441], Okamura in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:273, 379 [ref. 8057], Caruso 1989:160 [ref. 9287], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:634 [ref. 27969], Shinohara et al. 1996:172 [ref. 26605], Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Lee & Kim 2000:29 [ref. 25725], Nakabo 2000:459 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:309 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:459 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:213, 541 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:419 [ref. 28370], Ho & Shao 2010:53 [ref. 30799], Shinohara et al. 2014:243 [ref. 33330], Ho et al. 2015:307 [ref. 33915], Motomura et al. 2015:16 [ref. 34709], Ho et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34379]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax abei Le Danois 1978. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Vietnam; records from other localities may represent different species (Ho, pers. obser., 2014/5). Habitat: marine.

africanus, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.] & Last [P. R.] 2013:442, Fig. 4A-C, 5A-C [Zootaxa 3710 (no. 5); ref. 32892] North of Beira, 18°02.1'S, 37°37.2'E, Mozambique, western Indian Ocean, depth 162-200 meters. Holotype: SAIAB 74595. Paratype: SAIAB 188878 (1). •Valid as Chaunax africanus Ho & Last 2013 -- (Ho & Ma 2016:190 [ref. 34612]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax africanus Ho & Last 2013. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique. Habitat: marine.

apus, Chaunax Lloyd [R. E.] 1909:169 [Memoirs of the Indian Museum v. 2 (no. 3); ref. 2814] Bay of Bengal, off Akyab coast, Myanmar, Investigator station 379, depth 530 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F2404/1. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:163 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:47 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Lloyd 1909: Pl. 45 (fig. 6) [ref. 20539]. •Synonym of the younger Chaunax endeavouri Whitley 1929 -- (Le Danois 1979:18 [ref. 6972]). •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). •Valid as Chaunax apus Lloyd 1909 -- (Caruso 1989:160 [ref. 9287], Ho & Last 2013:444 [ref. 32892], Ho et al. 2015:307 [ref. 33915], Ho et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34379], Ho & Ma 2016:190 [ref. 34612], Fricke et al. 2018:89 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax apus Lloyd 1909. Chaunacidae. Distribution: South and East Africa to Madagascar and Kenya; Myanmar. Habitat: marine.

atimovatae, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.] & Ma [W.-C.] 2016:176, Figs. 1A-C, 2 [Zootaxa 4144 (no. 2); ref. 34612] Off Mozambique, 26°10.2'S, 33°17.6'E, depth 505-509 meters. Holotype: SAIAB 81724. Paratypes: AMS, MNHN, SAIAB, USNM. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Chaunax atimovatae Ho & Ma 2016 -- (Fricke et al. 2018:89 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax atimovatae Ho & Ma 2016. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: Madagascar, Mozambique and South Africa. Habitat: marine.

brachysomus, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.], Kawai [T.] & Satria [F.] 2015:305, Figs. 3A-C [Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 63; ref. 33915] 2°51.8'N, 95°05.3'E to 2°50.9'N, 95°04.3'E, off Sumatra, depth 519-581 meters. Holotype (unique): HUMZ 193943. •Valid as Chaunax brachysomus Ho, Kawai & Satria 2015. Current status: Valid as Chaunax brachysomus Ho, Kawai & Satria 2015. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Off Sumatra. Habitat: marine.

breviradius, Chaunax Le Danois [Y.] 1978:91, Figs. 3-4 [Cybium 3e série. Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ichtyologie No. 4; ref. 8918] West of Philippines, 14°00'N, 120°18'E, depth 200-182 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1977-0762. Paratypes: MNHN 1977-0763 to 0765 (1, 1, 3), 1977-1100 to 1101 (1, 1). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:144 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Chaunax breviradius Le Danois 1978 -- (Le Danois 1979:54 [ref. 6972], Caruso 1989:160 [ref. 9287], Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Ho & Shao 2010:53 [ref. 30799], Ho et al. 2015:307 [ref. 33915]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax breviradius Le Danois 1978. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: South China Sea (off Philippines). Habitat: marine.

coloratus, Chaunax Garman [S.] 1899:83, Pls. C, 16, 17, 73 (figs. 1-2) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Pacific over Cocos Ridge, 5°43'N, 85°50'W, Albatross station 3363, depth 978 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 28734. •Valid as Chaunax coloratus Garman 1899 -- (Le Danois 1979:8 [ref. 6972]). •Valid as Bathychaunax coloratus (Garman 1899) -- (Caruso 1989:577 [ref. 14230], Lindberg et al. 1997:227 [ref. 23547], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765]). •Valid as Chaunacops coloratus (Garman 1899) -- (Caruso et al. 2006:120 [ref. 28546], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:200 [ref. 28944], Ho & McGrouther 2015:950 [11] [ref. 33685], Burton & Lea 2019:52 [ref. 37205]). Current status: Valid as Chaunacops coloratus (Garman 1899). Chaunacidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

endeavouri, Chaunax Whitley [G. P.] 1929:357 [Australian Zoologist v. 5 (pt 4); ref. 4668] East of Flinders Island, Bass Strait, southeastern Australia, depth 70-100 fathoms. Holotype: AMS E.4627. Paratypes (?): AMS IA.3591 (1). Based on a specimen figured by McCulloch 1915:165, Pl. 33 (figs. 1-1a) [ref. 2941]. •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). •Valid as Chaunax endeavouri Whitley 1929 -- (Le Danois 1979:17 [ref. 6972], Caruso 1989:160 [ref. 9287], Paxton et al. 1989:282 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:298 [ref. 22532], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377], Paxton et al. 2006:651 [ref. 28995], Gomon & Ho 2008:377 [ref. 30639], Ho et al. 2015:307 [ref. 33915], Ho et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34379]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax endeavouri Whitley 1929. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Eastern Australia. Habitat: marine.

fimbriatus, Chaunax Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1879:80 [Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1879; ref. 18288] Off Tokyo, Japan. Holotype: ZMB 9900. •Synonym of Chaunax pictus Lowe 1846 -- (Monod 1973:665 [ref. 7193], Pietsch 1990:489 [ref. 15577]). •Valid as Chaunax fimbriatus Hilgendorf 1879 -- (Le Danois 1979:41 [ref. 6972], Kyushin et al. 1982:311 [ref. 19754], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:104 [ref. 6441], Okamura in Okamura et al. 1985:647, 753 [ref. 8056], Caruso 1989:160 [ref. 9287], Paxton et al. 1989:282 [ref. 12442], Chave & Mundy 1994:367 [ref. 22375], Chen et al. 1997:188 [ref. 26476], Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Lee & Kim 2000:30 [ref. 25725], Nakabo 2000:459 [ref. 25086], Caruso in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847] as cf. fimbriatus, Shinohara et al. 2001:309 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:459 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:419 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:266 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:651 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Ho & Last 2013:444 [ref. 32892], Larson et al. 2013:55 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax fimbriatus Hilgendorf 1879. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Japan, Korea and Taiwan; records from other localities may represent different species (Ho, pers. obse., 2014/5). Habitat: marine.

flammeus, Chaunax umbrinus Le Danois [Y.] 1979:17, Figs. 6-8 [Uo (Japanese Society of Ichthyologists) No. 30; ref. 6972] North of Madagascar, 12°49'1.2"S, 48°04'58.8"E, depth 760-810 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1977-0047. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:144 [ref. 6339]. •Valid as Chaunax flammeus Le Danois 1979 -- (Ho & Last 2013:444 [ref. 32892], Ho & Ma 2016:190 [ref. 34612], Fricke et al. 2018:90 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax flammeus Le Danois 1979. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar. Habitat: marine.

flavomaculatus, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.], Roberts [C. D.] & Stewart [A. L.] 2013:92, Fig. 3A-C [Zootaxa 3620 (no. 1); ref. 32500] Northeast of Great Barrier Island, New Zealand, 35°43.65'S, 175°.52.8'E, 370-375 meters. Holotype: NMNZ P.032620. Paratypes: NMNZ P.034946 (1). •Valid as Chaunax flavomaculatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013 -- (Ho 2015:890 [ref. 34268]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax flavomaculatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Northeast of Great Barrier Islands and Moa Seamount, New Zealand and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

gomoni, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.], Kawai [T.] & Satria [F.] 2015:302, Figs. 1A, B, 2A, B [Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 63; ref. 33915] Off Java, 8°15.5’S, 110°22.0’E to 8°14.8’S, 110°20.3’E, Indonesia, depth 290-295 meters. Holotype: HUMZ 193991. Paratypes: BMNH, CAS, HUMZ, MZB, USNM. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Chaunax gomoni Ho, Kawai & Satria 2015. Current status: Valid as Chaunax gomoni Ho, Kawai & Satria 2015. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean off Indonesia and western Pacific off the Philippines. Habitat: marine.

heemstraorum, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.] & Ma [W.-C.] 2016:182, Figs. 4A-C [Zootaxa 4144 (no. 2); ref. 34612] Off Mozambique, 24°35.3'S, 35°38.7'E, depth 770-774 meters. Holotype: SAIAB 82029. Paratypes: MNHN, SAIAB. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Chaunax heemstraorum Ho & Ma 2016 -- (Fricke et al. 2018:90 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax heemstraorum Ho & Ma 2016. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Madagascar, Mozambique, Kenya and South Africa (including the western coast). Habitat: marine.

hollemani, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.] & Ma [W.-C.] 2016:187, Figs. 5A-C [Zootaxa 4144 (no. 2); ref. 34612] Off Madagascar, 18°54'S, 43°55'1.2"E, depth 280-320 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1977-0034. Paratypes: MNHN. •Valid as Chaunax hollemani Ho & Ma 2016 -- (Fricke et al. 2018:90 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax hollemani Ho & Ma 2016. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: off Madagascar. Habitat: marine.

latipunctatus, Chaunax Le Danois [Y.] 1984:96, Figs. 1-3 [Cybium v. 8 (no. 2); ref. 12846] Sala y Gomez Ridge, [not 25°00'S and not Galápagos Islands] 25°00'W - 25°46'S, 88°27'W - 99°39'W, depth 345-770 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1984-0096. Paratypes: MNHN 1984-0097 (1). Additional material: ZMMU P-16692 (1) and ION uncat. (3). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:144 [ref. 6339], Vasil'eva et al. 2001:72 [ref. 25714]. For correction of tyope locality see Ho & Shao 2010:53 [ref. 30799]. •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). •Valid as Chaunax latipunctatus Le Danois 1974 -- (Caruso 1989:160 [ref. 9287], Ho & Shao 2010:60 [ref. 30799]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax latipunctatus Le Danois 1984. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific: Sala-y-Goméz Ridge. Habitat: marine.

melanostomus, Bathychaunax Caruso [J. H.] 1989:575, Figs. 1A, 2 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 45 (no. 3); ref. 14230] Southeastern Indian Ocean, 16°55'S, 114°53'E, depth 1600-1700 meters. Holotype: ZIN N48575. Paratypes: ZMMU P-17403-05 (4, 3, 1), P-17478 (1, not found). •Valid as Bathychaunax melanostomus Caruso 1989 -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:227 [ref. 23547], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Chaunacops melanostomus (Caruso 1989) -- (Caruso et al. 2006:120 [ref. 28546], Ho & McGrouther 2015:946 [7] [ref. 33685]). Current status: Valid as Chaunacops melanostomus (Caruso 1989). Chaunacidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, off Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

mulleus, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.], Roberts [C. D.] & Stewart [A. L.] 2013:95, Figs. 5A-C, 6A [Zootaxa 3620 (no. 1); ref. 32500] West Norfolk Ridge, New Zealand, 35°10.055'S, 169°29.125'E, 867-869 meters. Holotype: NMNZ P.039650. Paratypes: Many at CSIRO, NMNZ, NMV. Also non-type specimens. •Valid as Chaunax mulleus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013 -- (Ho 2015:891 [ref. 34268]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax mulleus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Australia and New Zealand region. Habitat: marine.

multilepis, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.], Meleppura [R. K.] & Bineesh [K. K.] 2016:131, Figs. 1-2 [Zootaxa 4103 (no. 2); ref. 34379] Off North Andaman Island, Andaman Sea, Bay of Bengal, northeastern Indian Ocean, 13.26°N, 93.17°E, depth 295-323 meters. Holotype: CMLRE 2923417A. Paratypes: CMLRE, NBFGR-CH. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Chaunax multilepis Ho, Meleppura & Bineesh 2016. Current status: Valid as Chaunax multilepis Ho, Meleppura & Bineesh 2016. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Andaman Sea and southwest coast of India. Habitat: marine.

nebulosus, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.] & Last [P. R.] 2013:437, Figs. 1A-B, 2A-D [Zootaxa 3710 (no. 5); ref. 32892] North of Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia, 19°36'S, 115°27'E, depth 245 meters. Holotype: CSIRO 5200-01. Paratypes: AMS I.22807-055 (1), CSIRO H 5196-04 (1), 5156-05 (1), 5198-02 (1), 6372-05 (1), 6414-23 (1), 6460-01 (1); NMMB-P19375 (1); NMV A.9641 (2), A.9665 (1). •Valid as Chaunax nebulosus Ho & Last 2013 -- (Ho et al. 2015:306 [ref. 33915]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax nebulosus Ho & Last 2013. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Western Australia and Indonesia. Habitat: marine.

nudiventer, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.] & Shao [K.-T.] 2010:54, Figs. 1A, 2A-C, 3, 4A-B [Zootaxa No. 2445; ref. 30799] South Fiji Ridge, 26°01.7'S, 179°02.3'W, depth 538-620 meters. Holotype: NSMT P95084. Paratypes: many at MNHN, NSMT. •Valid as Chaunax nudiventer Ho & Shao 2010 -- (Fricke et al. 2011:368 [ref. 31242], Ho et al. 2013:99 [ref. 23500], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:110 [ref. 36167], Ho 2015:892 [ref. 34268], Ho et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34379]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax nudiventer Ho & Shao 2010. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia, New Zealand, Kermadec Islands and Fiji. Habitat: marine.

nuttingii, Chaunax Garman [S.] 1896:86, Pl. 3 (fig. 2) [Bulletin of the Laboratory of Natural Science University of Iowa v. 4; ref. 14605] Nearly 8 miles south of Sand Key Light, Bahamas, depth 120 fathoms. Type lost. •Valid as Chaunax nuttingii Garman 1896 -- (Le Danois 1979:26 [ref. 6972]). •Synonym of Chaunax pictus Lowe 1846 -- (Monod 1973:665 [ref. 7193], Caruso 1989:161 [ref. 9287], Pietsch 1990:489 [ref. 15577]). Current status: Synonym of Chaunax pictus Lowe 1846. Chaunacidae. Habitat: marine.

penicillatus, Chaunax McCulloch [A. R.] 1915:167, Pl. 33 (fig. 2) [Biological Results Endeavour v. 3 (pt 3); ref. 2941] 60 kilometers southwest of Cape Everard, Victoria, Australia, depth 160-200 fathoms. Holotype: AMS E.5488. Paratypes: I.13605 (1). •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). •Valid as Chaunax penicillatus McCulloch 1915 -- (Le Danois 1979:34 [ref. 6972], Smith 1986:370 [ref. 5712], Caruso 1989:161 [ref. 9287], Paxton et al. 1989:282 [ref. 12442], Adam et al. 1998:10 [ref. 23610] as pencillatus, Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Caruso in Randall & Lim 2000:597 [ref. 25122], Paxton et al. 2006:651 [ref. 28995], Gomon & Ho 2008:377 [ref. 30639], Ho & Shao 2010:53 [ref. 30799], Ho et al. 2013:99 [ref. 32500], Ho & Last 2013:444 [ref. 32892], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:110 [ref. 36167], Ho et al. 2015:306 [ref. 33915], Ho 2015:893 [ref. 34268], Ho & Ma 2016:191 [ref. 34612], Fricke et al. 2018:90 [ref. 35805], Rajeeshkumar et al. 2019:2 [ref. 37105]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax penicillatus McCulloch 1915. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Madagascar east to French Polynesia, north to southern Japan, south to Chatham Rise (New Zealand) and Kermadec Islands. Habitat: marine.

pictus, Chaunax Lowe [R. T.] 1846:81 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1846 (pt 14); ref. 2834] Picos, 5-6 miles west of Funchal, Madeira. Holotype: BMNH 1857.6.13.183 (stuffed). •Valid as Chaunax pictus Lowe 1846 -- (Monod 1973:665 [ref. 7193], Le Danois 1979:29 [ref. 6972], Uyeno & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:249 [ref. 14275], Caruso & Pietsch in Whitehead et al. 1986:1369 [ref. 13677], Smith 1986:370 [ref. 5712], Caruso 1989:161 [ref. 9287], Paulin et al. 1989:135 [ref. 24556], Pietsch 1990:489 [ref. 15577], Azevedo & Heemstra 1995:8 [ref. 22269], Santos et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:126 [ref. 24952], Adam et al. 1998:10 [ref. 23610], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:825 [ref. 23897], Uiblein et al. 1999:63 [ref. 24045], Caruso 2003:1053 [ref. 27013], Caruso et al. 2007:1025 [ref. 29075], Ho & Last 2013:444 [ref. 32892], Bañón et al. 2016:318 [ref. 34397], Caruso 2016:2055 [ref. 34596]). •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax pictus Lowe 1846. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Atlantic; records from other oceans may represent different species (Ho & Last 2013:447). Habitat: marine.

reticulatus, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.], Roberts [C. D.] & Stewart [A. L.] 2013:102, Figs. 10A-C [Zootaxa 3620 (no. 1); ref. 32500] Northern Three Kings Ridge, New Zealand, 28°35.7'S, 172°55.65'E, 360-398 meters. Holotype: NMNZ P.040686. Paratypes: MNHN 2002-0172 (3), 2003-1094 (1), 2003-1124 (3), 2003-1521 (1), 2003-1532 (1); NMNZ P.029330 (1), P.033934 (1), NMV A.13164 (1). •Valid as Chaunax reticulatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013 -- (Ho & Last 2013:444 [ref. 32892], Ho 2015:894 [ref. 34268]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax reticulatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013. Chaunacidae. Distribution: New Zealand region, New Caledonia and Australia. Habitat: marine.

roseus, Chaunax Barbour [T.] 1941:8, Pl. 2 [Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club v. 19; ref. 179] Off Cuba, 19°50'N, 75°00'W, Atlantis station 3355, depth 1070 fathoms [1957 meters]. Holotype: MCZ 35380. •Synonym of Chaunax coloratus Garman 1899 -- (Le Danois 1979:8 [ref. 6972]). •Valid as Bathychaunax roseus (Barbour 1941) -- (Caruso 1989:156 [ref. 9287], Lindberg et al. 1997:227 [ref. 23547], Caruso 2003:1053 [ref. 27013], Moore et al. 2003:213 [ref. 27076]). •Valid as Chaunacops roseus (Barbour 1941) -- (Caruso et al. 2006:120 [ref. 28546], Ho & McGrouther 2015:950 [11] [ref. 33685], Quattrini et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35235]). Current status: Valid as Chaunacops roseus (Barbour 1941). Chaunacidae. Distribution: Western North Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

russatus, Chaunax Ho [H.-C.], Roberts [C. D.] & Stewart [A. L.] 2013:105, Figs. 11A-B, 12A-B [Zootaxa 3620 (no. 1); ref. 32500] Kaikoura Canyon, 43°0.09'S, 173°53.85'E, New Zealand area, 821-1030 meters. Holotype: NMNZ P.038059. Paratypes: Many at CSIRO, NMNZ, USNM. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Chaunax russatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013 -- (Ho & Last 2013:447 [ref. 32892], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:110 [ref. 36167], Ho 2015:895 [ref. 34268], Ho & Ma 2016:191 [ref. 34612], Fricke et al. 2018:89 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax russatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart 2013. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, Mozambique, Australia, Lord Howe Rise, Norfolk Ridge and Kermadec Islands. Habitat: marine.

spinosus, Chaunacops Ho [H.-C.] & McGrouther [M. A.] 2015:942 [3], Figs. 1-2 [Journal of Fish Biology v. 86 (no. 3); ref. 33685] F.R.V. Southern Surveyor, 34°56′S; 151°15′E, off Shoalhaven, New South Wales, western Tasman Sea, depth 1115 meters, Holotype: AMS I.24355-004. Paratypes: AMS, MNHN. •Valid as Chaunacops spinosus Ho & McGrouther 2015. Current status: Valid as Chaunacops spinosus Ho & McGrouther 2015. Chaunacidae. Distribution: New South Wales, Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

stigmaeus, Chaunax Fowler [H. W.] 1946:1, Figs. 1-3, 5-6 [Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) No. 180; ref. 13125] Eighty miles southeast of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, U.S.A., depth 80 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ANSP 71726. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:56 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Chaunax nuttingi Garman 1896 -- (Le Danois 1979:26 [ref. 6972]). •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). •Valid as Chaunax stigmaeus Fowler 1946 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:89 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:239 [ref. 25518], Caruso 1989:162 [ref. 9287], McAllister 1990:229 [ref. 14674], Claro et al. 2000:21 [ref. 26458], Caruso in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:273 [ref. 26158], Moore et al. 2003:214 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:96 [ref. 27807], Caruso et al. 2007:1018 [ref. 29075], Page et al. 2013:98 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax stigmaeus Fowler 1946. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

suttkusi, Chaunax Caruso [J. H.] 1989:160, Fig. 6 [Copeia 1989 (no. 1); ref. 9287] Off Venezuela, Caribbean Sea, 11°40'N, 62°33'W, depth 585-622 meters. Holotype: UF 30461. Paratypes: (133) CAS 35416-17 (2, 1); FMNH 46757 (7), 64710 (9), 65237 (1), 67013 (2); GCRL (5 lots); MCZ (6 lots); TU (9 lots); UF (14 lots); USNM 45659 (3), 186077 (1). Type catalog: Bart & Taylor 1993:68 [ref. 20906]. •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). •Valid as Chaunax suttkusi Caruso 1989 -- (Boschung 1992:79 [ref. 23239], Santos et al. 1997:63 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:126 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:826 [ref. 23897], Pakhorukov 2001:379 [ref. 25409], Caruso 2003:1053 [ref. 27013], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:214 [ref. 27076], Caruso et al. 2007:1018 [ref. 29075], Ho & Shao 2010:53 [ref. 30799], Zenetos et al. 2010:411 [ref. 31201], Ho et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34379], Caruso 2016:2055 [ref. 34596], Ho & Ma 2016:192 [ref. 34612]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax suttkusi Caruso 1989. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Atlantic: Azores to Angola and South Carolina to Rio Grande Plateau. Habitat: marine.

tosaensis, Chaunax Okamura [O.] & Oryuu [M.] in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:275, Pl. 192 [Fishes of the Okinawa Trough and the adjacent waters; ref. 8057] Mimase fish market, Tosa Bay, depth probably 200-300 meters. Holotype: BSKU 36101. Paratypes: BSKU (99 specimens). •Valid as Chaunax tosaensis Okamura & Oryuu 1984 -- (Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:104 [ref. 6441], Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Lee & Kim 2000:30 [ref. 25725], Nakabo 2000:459 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:309 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:459 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:419 [ref. 28370]). •Synonym of Chaunax penicillatus McCulloch 1915 -- (Ho & Shao 2010:53 [ref. 30799], Ho et al. 2013:100 [ref. 32500]). Current status: Synonym of Chaunax penicillatus McCulloch 1915. Chaunacidae. Habitat: marine.

umbrinus, Chaunax Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:693, Fig. 274 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Pailolo Channel, between Maui Island and Molokai Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 3885. Holotype (unique): USNM 51547. •Mention -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:228 [ref. 23547]). •Valid as Chaunax umbrinus Gilbert 1905 -- (Le Danois 1979:12 [ref. 6972], Caruso 1989:160 [ref. 9287], Fricke 1999:110 [ref. 24106], Mundy 2005:266 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:132 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:29 [ref. 30213], Ho & Last 2013:444 [ref. 32892]). Current status: Valid as Chaunax umbrinus Gilbert 1905. Chaunacidae. Distribution: Hawaiian Island chain, mainly around volcanic islands; records from other localities may represnt different species [ref. 32892]. Habitat: marine.