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rostratus, Tetrodon Bloch [M. E.] 1786:8, Pl. 146 (fig. 2) [Naturgeschichte der ausl√§ndischen Fische v. 2; ref. 465] Twin Cays, Belize. Neotype: USNM 276209. On p. 7 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 5 [ref. 21381]. The type locality apparently is the w. Atlantic Ocean. Neotype designated by Moura & Castro 2002:38 [ref. 25970]. Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Valid as Canthigaster rostrata (Bloch 1786) -- (Tortonese 1973:647 [ref. 7192], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1342 [ref. 13677], Robins & Ray 1986:305 [ref. 23100], Shipp 1990:1069 [ref. 19531], Boschung 1992:182 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:448 [ref. 23827], Azevedo & Heemstra 1995:7 [ref. 22269], Cervigón 1996:115 [ref. 24489], Santos et al. 1997:114 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:122 [ref. 24952], Aguilera 1998:54 [ref. 24221] as rostratum, Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:171 [ref. 27754], Galeote 2001:313 [ref. 26422], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:355 [ref. 25013], Moura & Castro 2002:37 [ref. 25970], Collette et al. 2003:127 [ref. 26784], Shipp 2003:1992 [ref. 27120], Smith et al. 2003:71 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:185 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:922 [ref. 28815], Bañón & Santás 2011:1574 [ref. 31248], Page et al. 2013:191 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:88 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:148 [ref. 34961], Carneiro et al. 2019:224 [ref. 37250], Robertson et al. 2020:163 [ref. 38098]). Current status: Valid as Canthigaster rostrata (Bloch 1786). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.