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marmoratus, Muraenolepis Günther [A.] 1880:18, Pl. 8 (fig. B) [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] Kerguelen Island. Lectotype: BMNH 1879.5.14.640. Paralectotype: BMNH 1890.2.26.138 (1). Correctly spelled marmorata on plate. Muraenolepis is feminine, so marmorata is correct. Lectotype established by Balushkin & Prirodina 2006:727 [ref. 28871] (not by Chiu & Markle 1990:179 [ref. 21686]). •Valid as Muraenolepis marmoratus Günther 1880 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:117 [ref. 24556], Chiu & Markle 1990:179 [ref. 21686] with a holotype, Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:381 [ref. 18936], Miller 1993:545 [ref. 21297], Pequeño 1997:82 [ref. 23536], Balushkin & Prirodina 2005:445 [ref. 28364], Duhamel et al. 2005:244 [ref. 32059]). •Valid as Muraenolepis marmorata Günther 1880 -- (Balushkin & Prirodina 2006:725 [ref. 28871], Prirodina & Balushkin 2007:210 [ref. 29054], Balushkin & Prirodina 2007:683 [ref. 29393], Balushkin & Prirodina 2010:226 [ref. 30794], Balushkin & Prirodina 2010:501 [ref. 30924], Balushkin & Prirodina 2013:159 [ref. 32658], Konstantinidis et al. 2016:1494 [ref. 35297]). Current status: Valid as Muraenolepis marmorata Günther 1880. Muraenolepididae. Distribution: Southern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.