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cyanurus, Ostracion Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1828:4, Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3843] Al Muwaylih, Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea. Lectotype: SMF 285. Paralectotypes: SMF 291 (1), 7839 (1). Lectotype established by Dor 1984:282 [ref. 29757] if not designated earlier. •Valid as Ostracion cyanurus Rüppell 1828 -- (Dor 1984:282 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:74 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:399 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:239 [ref. 23922], Myers 1999:287 [ref. 23965], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S124 [ref. 27377], Matsuura 2014:17 [ref. 33576], Golani & Fricke 2018:180 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:137 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:102 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Ostracion cyanurus Rüppell 1828. Ostraciidae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Socotra, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf. Habitat: marine.


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