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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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filamentosa, Hipposcorpaena Fowler [H. W.] 1938:72, Fig. 31 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 85 (no. 3032); ref. 1426] Off Linao Pt., Davao Gulf, Philippines, 7°04'48"N, 125°39'38"E, Albatross station D.5253, depth 28 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 98819. •Apparently valid as Hipposcorpaena filamentosa Fowler 1938 -- (Eschmeyer et al. 1973:305 [ref. 6390]). •Valid as Rhinopias filamentosa (Fowler 1938) -- (Poss 1999:2306 [ref. 24796]). •Valid as Hipposcorpaena filamentosa Fowler 1938 -- (Mandrytsa 2001:276 [ref. 25636], Motomura & Senou 2005:213 [ref. 28253], Allen & Erdmann 2012:224 [ref. 31980], Wibowo & Motomura 2021:24 [ref. 38225]). Current status: Valid as Hipposcorpaena filamentosa Fowler 1938. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa; eastern Indonesia east to Philippines and Papua New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to Ashmore Islands (off northern Western Australia). Habitat: marine.