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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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guntheri, Lophotes Johnston [R. M.] 1883:177 [Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1882; ref. 18340] Near Emu Bay, northwestern coast of Tasmania, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS B.5776 [ex TMH [Hobart Mus.]]. Also appeared in Johnston 1883:142 [ref. 18337]. Named for A. G√ľnther of the BMNH (named after "the author of the Fishes of the British Museum"), so the name should be spelled guentheri. •Synonym of Lophotus capellei Temminck & Schlegel 1845 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:398 [ref. 12442]). •Apparently valid as Lophotus guentheri Johnston 1883 -- (Craig et al. 2004:63 [ref. 28412]). •Valid as Lophotus guentheri Johnston 1883 -- (Roberts 2012:55 [ref. 32187] as guntheri, Sutton et al. 2020:224 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Lophotus guentheri Johnston 1883. Lophotidae. Distribution: Circumglobal. Habitat: marine.

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