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cutaneus, Tetrodon Günther [A.] 1870:287 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 8; ref. 1995] St. Helena; ? Cape of Good Hope. Syntypes: BMNH 1867.10.8.22-23 (2), BMNH 1859.5.7.25 (stuffed). Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Valid as Sphoeroides cutaneus (Günther 1870) -- (Tortonese 1973:646 [ref. 7192], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1345 [ref. 13677]). •Valid as Sphoeroides cutaneus (Günther 1870) -- (Jardas & Pallaoro 1996:83 [ref. 23507]). •Synonym of Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel 1848) -- (Edwards & Glass 1987:670 [ref. 9166], Shipp 1990:1072 [ref. 19531], Lindberg et al. 1997:169 [ref. 23547], Mendiola 2005:6 [ref. 28208], Mundy 2005:536 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:495 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Synonym of Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel 1848). Tetraodontidae. Habitat: marine.


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