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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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guttifer, Tetrodon Bennett [E. T.] 1831:148 [Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London 1830-31 (pt 1); ref. 5778] Atlantic coast of northern Africa. Holotype: No types known. Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Valid as Ephippion guttiferum (Bennett 1831) -- (Tortonese 1973:645 [ref. 7192], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1343 [ref. 13677]). •Valid as Ephippion guttifer (Bennett 1831) -- (Shipp 1990:1069 [ref. 19531], Ebert 2001:76 [ref. 25494], Bañón & Santás 2011:1574 [ref. 31248], Matsuura in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3069 [ref. 34618], Bañón et al. 2018:[1] 733 [ref. 36236], Carneiro et al. 2019:224 [ref. 37250], Reiner 2019:309 [ref. 38139]). Current status: Valid as Ephippion guttifer (Bennett 1831). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Southwestern Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: Bay of Biscay south to Angola, including Madeira, and São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: brackish, marine.