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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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octofasciatus, Cryptocentrus Regan [C. T.] 1908:241, Pl. 29 (fig. 2) [The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Second Series. Zoology v. 12 (pt 3); ref. 3634] Diego Garcia Atoll, Chagos Archipelago, Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1908.3.23.231. Non-types: BMNH 1908.3.23.232-234 (3) Seychelles. •Valid as Cryptocentrus octofasciatus Regan 1908 -- (Akihito in Masuda et al. 1984:257 [ref. 6441] as octafasciatus, Allen 1997:216 [ref. 23977] as octafasciatus, Allen 2000:119 [ref. 25868], Fricke et al. 2018:329 [ref. 35805]). •Synonym of Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Hoese 2019:37 [ref. 36472]). Current status: Synonym of Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus (Valenciennes 1837). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: East Africa and Madagascar east to Mariana Islands, north to southern Japan (if valid). Habitat: marine.

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