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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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variegata, Askoldia Pavlenko [M. N.] 1910:50, Fig. 9 [Trudy Obshchestva Estestvoispytatelej Imperatorskom' Kazanskom' Universiteti, Kazan v. 42 (no. 2); ref. 3393] Near Askold Island, Peter the Great Bay, Russia, Sea of Japan. Syntypes: Zool. Mus. Kazan Univ. (2). Original was Askoldia variegata, not Ascoldia variegata; Askoldia is correct. •Valid as Ascoldia variegata Pavlenko 1910 -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:101 [ref. 7348], Lavrova 1990:48 [ref. 20302], Posner & Lavenberg 1999:1035 [ref. 24188] as Askoldia, Sokolovskaya et al. 1998:12 [ref. 24670], Choi et al. 2003:377, 641 [ref. 26218], Mecklenburg & Sheiko 2004:7 [ref. 27604], Parin et al. 2014:435 [ref. 33547]). Current status: Valid as Askoldia variegata Pavlenko 1910. Opisthocentridae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: northern Okhotsk Sea to Pacific coast of Hokkaido and Japan Sea to Peter the Great Bay. Habitat: marine.