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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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japonicus, Hemiramphus Brevoort [J. C.] 1856:280 [28] [Notes on some figures of Japanese fish taken from recent specimens by the artists of the U. S. Japan Expedition. Pp. 253-288, Pls. 3-12 (color) In: M. C. Perry, Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan.; ref. 17284] Ryukyu Islands (Lew Chew), Japan. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. On p. 28 of separate. •Synonym of Hemiramphus lutkei Valenciennes 1847 -- (Parin et al. 1980:115 [ref. 6895], Collette & Su 1986:256 [ref. 5998] with question, Collette 2004:5 [ref. 27583], Kottelat 2013:291 [ref. 32989] with question). Current status: Synonym of Hemiramphus lutkei Valenciennes 1847. Hemiramphidae. Habitat: marine.