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Species in the genus Anoptoplacus: [ 1 ] record
pygmaeus, Anoptoplacus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2017:49, Figs. 2-3, 4A, 5A [Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation v. 26; ref. 35243] Mexico, Quintana Roo, Arrowsmith Bank off Yucatán, near Cozumel Island, 20°20.5'N, 87°19.4'W, trawled in 240-267 meters. Holotype: ANSP 138391. Paratype: ANSP 138392 (1). •Valid as Anoptoplacus pygmaeus Smith-Vaniz 2017. Current status: Valid as Anoptoplacus pygmaeus Smith-Vaniz 2017. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Arrowsmith Bank off Yucatán, Mexico, Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.