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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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longinquus, Lycodontis Whitley [G. P.] 1948:73 [Records of the Australian Museum v. 22 (no. 1); ref. 4710] North of Mackay, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS IA.6953. Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:122 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Gymnothorax longinquus (Whitley 1948) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:129 [ref. 12442], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692] as longinquis, Böhlke & McCosker 2001:88 [ref. 25226], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], Böhlke & Smith 2002:122 [ref. 26380], Allen et al. 2006:251 [ref. 29005], Smith 2012:18 [ref. 32155]). Current status: Valid as Gymnothorax longinquus (Whitley 1948). Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Gulf of Thailand and southern Vietnam; northern Western Australia, Northern Territory and northern Queensland south to Mackay (northern Australia). Habitat: marine.