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niger, Chaetodontoplus Chan [W. L.] 1966:326, Figs. 2-3 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 13) v. 8 (no. 90) (for 1965); ref. 9022] Macclesfield Bank, South China Sea, 16°4.8'N, 114°40.8'E, depth 38-44 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1965.3.23.6. •Questionably a synonym of Chaetodontoplus melanosoma (Bleeker 1853) -- (Allen 1980:250 [ref. 22764]). •Valid as Chaetodontoplus niger Chan 1966 -- (Pyle in Randall & Lim 2000:624 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:900 [ref. 25182], Pyle 2001:3271 [ref. 26118] dated 1965, Nakabo 2002:900 [ref. 26193], Allen & Erdmann 2012:553 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Chaetodontoplus niger Chan 1966. Pomacanthidae. Distribution: South China Sea and southern Japan. Habitat: marine.


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