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Species related to Opistognathus megalepis: [ 1 ] record


megalepis, Opistognathus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 1972:48, Figs. 1-2 [Copeia 1972 (no. 1); ref. 7646] Arrowsmith Bank off Yucatán, 21°05'N, 86°23'W, depth 146-265 meters. Holotype: ANSP 114764. Paratypes: ANSP 116370 (1); UF 220955 [ex UMML 20955] (2 or 3), 229148 [ex UMML 29148] (1); USNM 205549 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:135 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Opistognathus megalepis Smith-Vaniz 1972 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1378 [ref. 27083], Nelson et al. 2004:130 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:134 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Opistognathus megalepis Smith-Vaniz 1972. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.