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Species in the genus Uranoscopus: [ 41 ] records


affinis, Uranoscopus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:304 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5263. •Valid as Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier 1829 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Kishimoto 2001:3527 [ref. 26287], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S116 [ref. 27377], Bray & Hoese 2006:1513 [ref. 29049], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Larson et al. 2013:176 [ref. 32988], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Motomura et al. 2017:192 [ref. 35490], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier 1829. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Red sea, Indo-West Pacific: India east to Philippines, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

albesca, Uranoscopus Regan [C. T.] 1915:127 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 15 (no. 85); ref. 15006] Lagos, Nigeria. Syntypes: BMNH 1914.11.2.33-34 (2). •Valid as Uranoscopus albesca Regan 1915 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Roux 1990:897 [ref. 18781], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Smith in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2789 [ref. 34618], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus albesca Regan 1915. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola. Habitat: marine.

anostomus, Cottus Pallas [P. S.] 1814:128 [Zoographia Rosso-Asiatica v. 3; ref. 3351] Littorilus Chersinesi tauricae, Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine. No types known. •Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758 -- (Wheeler 1973:451 [ref. 7190]). •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). •Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758, but a valid subspecies anostomus Pallus 1814 -- (Parin et al. 2014:466 [ref. 33547]) Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

araneus, Callionymus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854:44 [Catalogue of fish collected and described by Laurence Theodore Gronow; ref. 1911] Mediterranean Sea. Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.10 [Gronovius coll.] (1, skin). Type catalog: Wheeler 1958:230 [ref. 13434] but as holotype. •Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758 -- (Wheeler 1958:230 [ref. 13434]). •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

archionema, Uranoscopus Regan [C. T.] 1921:416 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 7 (no. 41); ref. 3672] 15-20 miles off Umvoti River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 120 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1921.3.1.32-33 (2). This species qualifies as a nomen protectum over Uranoscopus duvalii Bottard 1889. •Valid as Uranoscopus archionema Regan 1921 -- (Heemstra 1986:735 [ref. 5660], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Fricke 1999:463 [ref. 24106], Fricke et al. 2009:92 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke et al. 2018:303 [ref. 35805], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus archionema Regan 1921. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: East and South Africa to Madagascar and Mascarenes. Habitat: marine.

asper, Uranoscopus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843:26, Pl. 9 (fig. 1) [Fauna Japonica Parts 2-4; ref. 4371] Coasts southwest of Japan. Lectotype: RMNH D713 (stuffed). Paralectotypes: ?BMNH; RMNH 472 (2), D711 and D712 (2, stuffed), D2873 (1 stuffed); ZMB 532 (1). Type catalog: Paepke 2001:331 [ref. 25566]. Lectotype selected by Boeseman 1947:39 [ref. 12876]. •Synonym of Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

bauchotae, Uranoscopus Brüss [R.] 1987:960, Fig. 3 [Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Série 4: Section A: Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie Animales v. 8 (no. 4) [for 1986]; ref. 9168] Red Sea. Holotype: MNHN 1966-0678. Paratypes: MNHN B-3021 (1). •Valid as Uranoscopus bauchotae Brüss 1987 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus bauchotae Brüss 1987. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

bicinctus, Uranoscopus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843:26, Pl. 10B [Fauna Japonica Parts 2-4; ref. 4371] Japan. Lectotype: RMNH D716 (stuffed). Paralectotypes: RMNH 418 (2), D708 (1, stuffed), D714 (1, stuffed), D715 (1, stuffed). Lectotype selected by Boeseman 1947:40 [ref. 12876]. •Valid as Uranoscopus bicinctus Temminck & Schlegel 1843 -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:293 [ref. 6441], Allen & Swainston 1988:126 [ref. 25477], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:538 [ref. 27969] with author as Schlegel, Allen 1997:204 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:147 [ref. 26476], Myers 1999:214 [ref. 23965], Kishimoto in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1076 [ref. 25182], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847], Kishimoto 2001:3527 [ref. 26287], Nakabo 2002:1076 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:385, 648 [ref. 26218], Allen & Adrim 2003:52 [ref. 26830], Bray & Hoese 2006:1513 [ref. 29049], Motomura et al. 2010:182 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:763 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Larson et al. 2013:176 [ref. 32988], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Motomura et al. 2017:192 [ref. 35490], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus bicinctus Temminck & Schlegel 1843. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines, north to Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands and Japan, south to Australia. Habitat: marine.

brunneus, Uranoscopus Fricke [R.] 2018:159, Figs. 1, 2A-B, 3 [Zootaxa 4476 (no. 1); ref. 36122] Off southwestern New Britain, Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, West New Britain Province, 6°06.08'S, 149°12.209'E − 6°07.639'S, 149°12.107'E, depth 315−625 meters. Holotype (unique): NTUM 12716. •Valid as Uranoscopus brunneus Fricke 2018. Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus brunneus Fricke 2018. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Papua New Guinea (New Britain), Philippines and Indonesia, western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

bufo, Uranoscopus Valenciennes [A.] 1843:16 [Ichthyologie des îles Canaries v. 2 (pt 2); ref. 4502] Lanzarote Island, Canary Islands. Holotype: A-5751 (dry). •Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758 -- (Roux 1990:898 [ref. 18781], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

cadenati, Uranoscopus Poll [M.] 1959:49, Fig. 16 [Résultats Scientifiques. Expédition Océanographique Belge dans les Eaux Côtières Africaines de l'Atlantique Sud (1948-1949). Bruxelles. v. 4 (no. 3B); ref. 12014] Eastern Atlantic, 48 miles southwest of Margate Head, French Equatorial Africa, 6°39'S, 11°45'E, depth 200 meters. Holotype: IRSNB 365. Paratypes: IRSNB 366-373 (2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1), 403 (1); MRAC 126630 (1), 126631-32 (2), 126633-39 (1 ea). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:42 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:72 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Uranoscopus cadenati Poll 1959 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Roux 1990:897 [ref. 18781], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Wirtz et al. 2013:131 [ref. 32972], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Smith in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2790 [ref. 34618], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus cadenati Poll 1959. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola. Habitat: marine.

capensis, Uranoscopus Bleeker [P.] 1878:58 [Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeeling Natuurkunde (Ser. 2) v. 13; ref. 17120] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

chinensis, Uranoscopus Guichenot [A.] in Sauvage 1882:169 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 6; ref. 3894] China. Lectotype: MNHN A-3101. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0000-5427 (1) Macao. Guichenot's contribution to the description is unclear, perhaps authorship should be Sauvage (ex Guichenot). Lectotype selected by Pietsch & Kishimoto 1989:748 [ref. 22437]. •Valid as Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot 1882 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Pietsch & Kishimoto 1989:748 [ref. 22437], Chen et al. 1997:147 [ref. 26476], Kishimoto in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1075 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1075 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:385, 648 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:438 [ref. 28370], Ho & Shao 2011: 51 [ref. 31432], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot 1882. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: marine.

cognatus, Uranoscopus Cantor [T. E.] 1849:1003 [21] [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 18 (pt 2); ref. 715] Sea of Penang, Malaysia. Holotype: ?BMNH 1860.3.19.397a (left half skin). On p. 21 of separate. •Valid as Uranoscopus cognatus Cantor 1849 -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:126 [ref. 25477], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Krishnan & Mishra 1993:231 [ref. 24016], Allen 1997:204 [ref. 23977], Hutchins 2001:41 [ref. 25847], Kishimoto 2001:3528 [ref. 26287], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:42 [ref. 27712], Adrim et al. 2004:125 [ref. 27715], Bray & Hoese 2006:1513 [ref. 29049], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Larson et al. 2013:176 [ref. 32988], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Yoshida et al. 2013:181 [ref. 34464], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus cognatus Cantor 1849. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

crassiceps, Uranoscopus Alcock [A. W.] 1890:205 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 6 (no. 33) (art. 26); ref. 82] Off Madras coast, India, 18°30'N, 84°46'E, Investigator station 96, depth 98-102 fathoms. Syntypes: (about 25) BMNH 1890.11.28-5-8 [ex ZSI F12794-96 and 99] (4), MNHN 1890-0324 to 0326 (3), ZSI F12788 (1). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:146 [ref. 20743], Menon and Rama-Rao 1970:377 [ref. 27516], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:39 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1894: Pl. 10 (fig. 4) [ref. 17304]. •Valid as Uranoscopus crassiceps Alcock 1890 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Mullasseri Sidharthan et al. 2017:28 [ref. 35142], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus crassiceps Alcock 1890. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Eastern and Western Indian Ocean: India, Somalia, Yemen, Oman. Habitat: marine.

dahlakensis, Uranoscopus Brüss [R.] 1987:50, Figs. 1-2 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 68 (nos 1/3); ref. 9110] Dahlak Archipelago, Eritrea, Red Sea. Holotype: HUJ 5497/1. Paratypes: HUJ 5497/2 (1). Type catalog: Golani 2006:30 [ref. 28840]. •Valid as Uranoscopus dahlakensis Brüss 1987 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus dahlakensis Brüss 1987. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Southern Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

dollfusi, Uranoscopus Brüss [R.] 1987:958, Fig. 2 [Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Série 4: Section A: Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie Animales v. 8 (no. 4) [for 1986]; ref. 9168] Gulf of Suez, Red Sea, 28°04'N, 33°29'E to 28°08'N, 33°34'E, depth 60-73 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1966-0680. Paratypes: MNHN B-3022 (1), B-3023 (1), 1966-0679 (1). •Valid as Uranoscopus dollfusi Brüss 1987 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:307 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:207 [ref. 23922], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S116 [ref. 27377], Randall & Arnold 2012:216 [ref. 32259], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Psomadakis et al. 2015:300 [ref. 34104], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus dollfusi Brüss 1987. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf. Habitat: marine.

duvalii, Uranoscopus Bottard [A.] 1889:132, Fig. 20 [Les Poissons Venimeux; ref. 31526] Réunion, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): Station Maritime du Havre, Le Havre, France. The whereabouts of the type is unknown. The name archionema Regan 1921 is maintained on the presumption that it qualifies as a nomen protectum; duvalii was described first, but is not used in current literature. •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). •Synonym of Uranoscopus archionema Regan 1921 -- (Pers. Comm. R. Fricke 11/22/2011). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus archionema Regan 1921. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

filibarbis, Uranoscopus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:307 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Indian seas. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-3098. Appeared first as name only in Cuvier 1829:154 [ref. 995]. •Valid as Uranoscopus filibarbis Cuvier 1829 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus filibarbis Cuvier 1829. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

flavipinnis, Uranoscopus Kishimoto [H.] 1987:4, Fig. 2 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 34 (no. 1); ref. 6062] Outside coast of Miho Peninsula, innermost Suruga Bay, Pacific coast of Japan, depth 7-10 meters. Holotype: HUMZ 107319. Paratypes: BMNH 1986.3.10.1-3 (3); HUMZ 80659 (1), 107320-21 (1, 1), 107322-25 (1, 1, 1, 1); IORD 67-1 (1), 79-35 (1), 79-36 (1), 79-38 (1), 79-122 (1), 79-139 (1), 79-145 (1), 80-66 (1); MNHN 1986-0332 to 0333 (1, 1); MSM 79-490 thru 492 (1, 1, 1); NSMT-P 44172-74 (3); RMNH 29572-73 (1, 1); USNM 276951-53 (1 ea.); YCM-P 8021 (3); ZUMT 55110-02 (3). Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:51 [ref. 31432], Shibata et al. 2011:17 [ref. 31469]. •Synonym of Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot 1882 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Pietsch & Kishimoto 1989:748 [ref. 22437], Kishimoto in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Ho & Shao 2011:51 [ref. 31432]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot 1882. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

fuscomaculatus, Uranoscopus Kner [R.] 1868:28 [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 58 (nos 1-2); ref. 6074] Kandavu Island, Fiji Islands. Holotype (unique): NMW 59954. Appeared in more detail in Kner 1868:319 [27 of separate] [ref. 2646]. •Synonym of Uranoscopus sulphureus Valenciennes 1832 -- (Randall et al. 1990:355 [ref. 15987], Randall 2005:470 [ref. 28239]). •Valid as Uranoscopus fuscomaculatus Kner 1868 -- (Dor 1984:221 [ref. 29757], Brüss 1987:965 [ref. 9168], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Randall & Arnold 2012:214 [ref. 32259], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus fuscomaculatus Kner 1868. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: Vanuatu and Fiji Habitat: marine.

guttatus, Uranoscopus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:305 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Puducherry, India. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-3097. Appeared first as name only in Cuvier 1829:154 [ref. 995]. •Valid as Uranoscopus guttatus Cuvier 1829 -- (Dor 1984:221 [ref. 29757], Brüss 1987:965 [ref. 9168], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:42 [ref. 27712], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Mullasseri Sidharthan et al. 2017:29 [ref. 35142], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus guttatus Cuvier 1829. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East coast of India. Habitat: marine.

haplostoma, Uranoscopus Regan [C. T.] 1921:417 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 7 (no. 41); ref. 3672] Mossel Bay, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1901.11.22.3. •Synonym of Uranoscopus archionema Regan 1921 -- (Heemstra 1986:735 [ref. 5660]). •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus archionema Regan 1921. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

houttuyn, Uranoscopus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800:346, 352 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepéde) v. 2; ref. 2709] [Nagasaki, Japan.] Outward Miho Peninsula, innermost Suruga Bay, Japan, depth 36-55 meters. Neotype: HUMZ 109237. Neotype designated (for Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782) by Kishimoto 1987:10 [ref. 6062]. Unneeded replacement name for Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782. Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:237, 245 [ref. 30473]. •Synonym of Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782 -- (authors). •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

japonicus, Uranoscopus Houttuyn [M.] 1782:314 [Verhandelingen der Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen, Haarlem v. 20 (pt 2); ref. 2220] Outward Miho Peninsula, innermost Suruga Bay, Japan, depth 36-55 meters. Neotype: HUMZ 109237. Neotype designated by Kishimoto 1987:10 [ref. 6062]; original type locality Nagasaki, Japan. See also Uranoscopus houttuyn Lacepède 1800. •See Boeseman 1995:6 [ref. 21811]. •Valid as Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782 -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:257 [ref. 19754], Okamura in Okamura et al. 1982:259 [ref. 8256], Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:293 [ref. 6441], Okamura in Okamura et al. 1985:559, 713 [ref. 8056], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Chen et al. 1997:148 [ref. 26476], Cheng & Zhou 1997:322 [ref. 26385], Kishimoto in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1075 [ref. 25182], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847] as cf. japonicus, Shinohara et al. 2001:330 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1075 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:385, 648 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:438 [ref. 28370], Bray & Hoese 2006:1513 [ref. 29049], Shinohara et al. 2011:54 [ref. 31715], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Shinohara et al. 2014:271 [ref. 33330], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn 1782. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

kaianus, Uranoscopus Günther [A.] 1880:43, Pl. 19 (fig. A) [Report on the shore fishes procured during the voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the years 1873-1876 v. 1 (pt 6); ref. 2011] Kai Islands, 5°49'15"S, 132°14'15"E, Challenger station 192, depth 129 fathoms. Lectotype: BMNH 1879.5.14.188. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1879.5.14.189 (1), 1879.5.14.191 (1), 1879.5.14.192 (1), 1890.2.26.68 (1); NMI block reg. no. 114.1899 (1). Type catalog: Wheeler & O'Riordan 1969:97-98 [ref. 20752]. Lectotype selected by Kishimoto 1984:1009 [ref. 20701]. •Valid as Uranoscopus kaianus Günther 1880 -- (Kishimoto 1984 [ref. 20701], Allen & Swainston 1988:126 [ref. 25477], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Allen 1997:204 [ref. 23977], Hutchins 2001:41 [ref. 25847], Kishimoto 2001:3528 [ref. 26287], Bray & Hoese 2006:1514 [ref. 29049], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Larson et al. 2013:177 [ref. 32988], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus kaianus Günther 1880. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

kishimotoi, Uranoscopus Fricke [R.] 2018:162, Figs. 2C-D, 5-6 [Zootaxa 4476 (no. 1); ref. 36122] 21.7 km northwest of Tadji, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific, 3°03'S, 149°19'E, depth 300−308 meters. Holotype (unique): NTUM 12420. •Valid as Uranoscopus kishimotoi Fricke 2018. Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus kishimotoi Fricke 2018. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Papua New Guinea (West Sepik), Indonesia (Lombok) and Hong Kong, western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

marisrubri, Uranoscopus Brüss [R.] 1987:41, Figs. 2-4, 7 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 68 (nos 1/3); ref. 9111] Mismaris trough, southwest of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, southern Red Sea, 21°22'N, 39°04'E, depth 363-383 meters. Holotype: SMF 16476. Paratypes: HUJ 6319 (1), SMF 16577-78 (2). Type catalog: Golani 2006:30 [ref. 28840]. •Valid as Uranoscopus marisrubri Brüss 1987 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Baranes & Golani 1993:306 [ref. 22372], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:158 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus marisrubri Brüss 1987. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

marmoratus, Uranoscopus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:304 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Indian seas. Holotype: MNHN 0000-5254. Appeared first as name only in Cuvier 1829:154 [ref. 995]. •Valid as Uranoscopus marmoratus Cuvier 1829 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S116 [ref. 27377], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus marmoratus Cuvier 1829. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

mus, Uranoscopus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800:346, 347, Pl. 11 (fig. 2) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepéde) v. 2; ref. 2709] Mediterranean Sea. Syntypes: NRM 67 (1), 167 (1). Unnecessary replacement name for Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:237, 238 [ref. 30473]. •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). •Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

occidentalis, Uranoscopus Agassiz [L.] in Spix & Agassiz 1831:123, Pl. 73 [Selecta genera et species piscium quos in itinere per Brasiliam; ref. 13] Atlantic off Brazil. No types known. •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). •Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758 -- (Roux 1990:898 [ref. 18781]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

oligolepis, Uranoscopus Bleeker [P.] 1878:55 [Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeeling Natuurkunde (Ser. 2) v. 13; ref. 17120] Sumatra; Java; Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Possible syntypes: RMNH 5941 (?1), 4383 (?1), 4384 (?1). Based on literature sources and specimens. Plate 425 in Atlas is cited in the original description but never published. •Valid as Uranoscopus oligolepis Bleeker 1878 -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:257 [ref. 19754], Dor 1984:221 [ref. 29757], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:539 [ref. 27969], Chen et al. 1997:148 [ref. 26476], Kishimoto 2001:3528 [ref. 26287], Bray & Hoese 2006:1514 [ref. 29049], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Larson et al. 2013:177 [ref. 32988], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus oligolepis Bleeker 1878. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

papuensis, Uranoscopus Bleeker [P.] in Jordan & Seale 1907:414 [Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries v. 25 (for 1905); ref. 2497] Apparently not available, name only from Waigiu; no other reference found; not in the Index to Fishes of the Indo-Archipelago. Entry in Zoobank online is incorrect in 2011. •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). Current status: Unknown. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

polli, Uranoscopus Cadenat [J.] 1951:269 [Initiations Africaines. III. Poissons de mer du Sénégal; ref. 12676] Senegal. Possible syntypes: MNHN 1961-0967 (1). Briefly characterized; also in Cadenat 1953:1094, fig. 38 [ref. 20819]. •Valid as Uranoscopus polli Cadenat 1951 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Roux 1990:897 [ref. 18781], Afonso et al. 1999:78 [ref. 25466], Wirtz et al. 2007:38 [ref. 30263], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Smith in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2791 [ref. 34618], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus polli Cadenat 1951. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Congo to Angola and Cape Verde Islands. Habitat: marine.

rosette, Uranoscopus Randall [J. E.] & Arnold [R. J.] 2012:212, Figs. 4-9 [aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology v. 18 (no. 4); ref. 32259] Off Coral World pier and undersea observatory, Eilat, Israel, sand patch in reef with sparse sea grass, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, depth 15 meters. Holotype: BPBM 20844. Paratypes: many at BPBM, HUJ, SMF, USNM, UW. •Valid as Uranoscopus rosette Randall & Arnold 2012 -- (Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus rosette Randall & Arnold 2012. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Habitat: marine.

satsumae, Zalescopus Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1925:313 [Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 10 (no. 2); ref. 2486] Kagoshima Bay, Satsuma Province, Japan. Holotype: FMNH 58839 [ex CM 7949]. Paratypes: CAS-SU 23478 (1). Type catalog: Henn 1928:98 [ref. 12305], Böhlke 1953:91 [ref. 12291], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:85 [ref. 12367]. •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

scaber, Uranoscopus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:250 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Mediterranean Sea. Syntypes: NRM 67 (1), 167 (1). Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:263 [ref. 20707]. •Valid as Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758 -- (Wheeler 1973:451 [ref. 7190], Hureau in Whitehead et al. 1986:955 [ref. 13676], Brüss 1987:965 [ref. 9168], Brüss 1987:54 [ref. 9110], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Roux 1990:898 [ref. 18781], Goren & Dor 1994:58 [ref. 25356], Bilecenoglu et al. 2002:119 [ref. 26753], Parin 2003:S21 [ref. 28536], Vassilev & Pehlivanov 2005:180 [ref. 28369], Fricke et al. 2007:96 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:122 [ref. 30517], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Wirtz et al. 2013:131 [ref. 32972] questionably record, Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Smith in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2792 [ref. 34618], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus 1758. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, eastern Atlantic: British Isles to Morocco (rarely to Senegal), including Madeira; Red Sea (Mediterranean Sea immigrant). Habitat: marine.

sulphureus, Uranoscopus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Quoy & Gaimard) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832:495 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 8; ref. 1000] Tonga, South Pacific. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5152. Based on manuscript description by Quoy & Gaimard. •Valid as Uranoscopus sulphureus Valenciennes 1832 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Randall et al. 1990:357 [ref. 15987], Randall et al. 1997:357 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:215 [ref. 23965], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:386 [ref. 25191], Kishimoto 2001:3529 [ref. 26287] dated 1831, Allen & Adrim 2003:52 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:638 [ref. 27495] dated 1831, Randall et al. 2004:24 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:470 [ref. 28239], Bray & Hoese 2006:1514 [ref. 29049], Ninua & Japoshvili 2008:172 [ref. 31251], Fricke et al. 2009:92 [ref. 30213], Allen & Erdmann 2012:763 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus sulphureus Valenciennes 1832. Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Tonga and Samoa. Habitat: marine.

terraereginae, Uranoscopus Ogilby [J. D.] 1910:131 [On some new fishes from the Queensland coast; ref. 3289] Off Double Island Point, North Reef and Cape Gloucester, Queensland, Australia, depth 26-70 fathoms. Syntypes and/or Ogilby specimens: (3) AMS E.2706 (9), E.2764 (1), QM I.1574 (1) •Probably a synonym -- (Pietsch 1989:296 [ref. 12541]). •Synonym of Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier 1829 -- (Kishimoto 2001:3524 [ref. 26287], Bray & Hoese 2006:1513 [ref. 29049]). Current status: Synonym of Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier 1829. Uranoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

tosae, Zalescopus Jordan [D. S.] & Hubbs [C. L.] 1925:312, Pl. 11 (fig. 3) [Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 10 (no. 2); ref. 2486] Kochi in Tosa, Shikoku Island, Japan. Holotype (unique): FMNH 58835 [ex CM 7945]. Type catalog: Henn 1928:98 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:85 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier 1829 -- (Kishimoto 2001:3524 [ref. 26287]). •Valid as Uranoscopus tosae (Jordan & Hubbs 1925) -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:293 [ref. 6441], Okamura in Okamura et al. 1985:561, 714 [ref. 8056], Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Nakabo 2000:1076 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1076 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:385, 648 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:438 [ref. 28370], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus tosae (Jordan & Hubbs 1925). Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: marine.

turbisquamatus, Selenoscopus Okamura [O.] & Kishimoto [H.] 1993:314, Fig. 5 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 39 (no. 4); ref. 18682] Kyushu-Palau Ridge, Minami-Koho Seamount, 26°11.05'N, 135°45.04'E, depth 355-375 meters. Holotype: BSKU 29458. Paratypes: BSKU 26245 (1), 28958 (1), 29303 (1), 29439 (1), 30738-39 (2), 30740 (1, c&s/dissected), 30884 (1); FAKU 112711-12 (1, 1); FUMT-P 1907 (1), 21193-98 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1); HUMZ 75212-14 (1, 1, 1), 80248 (1), 80388 (1); IORD 85-13 (1), 87-29 (1); NSMT-P 34735-36 (1, 1), 43439 (1); NMNZ-P 27134 (1); SMBL F-86011 (1). •Valid as Selenoscopus turbisquamatus Okamura & Kishimoto 1993 -- (Nakabo 2000:1075 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1075 [ref. 26193]). •Valid as Uranoscopus trubisquamatus (Okamura & Kishimoto 1993) -- (Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304], Fricke 2018:159 [ref. 36122]). Current status: Valid as Uranoscopus turbisquamatus (Okamura & Kishimoto 1993). Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Western Pacific, Japan to New Zealand. Habitat: marine.