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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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armatus, Hoplosebastes Schmidt [P. Yu.] 1929:194, Figs. 1-2 [Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, Ser. A (Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de l'URSS), Leningrad No. 8 (1929); ref. 3936] Nagasaki, Japan. Holotype (unique): ZIN 22695. •Valid as Hoplosebastes armatus Schmidt 1929 -- (Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:314 [ref. 6441], Nakabo 2000:581 [ref. 25086], Poss in Randall & Lim 2000:605 [ref. 25122], Mandrytsa 2001:276 [ref. 25636], Shinohara et al. 2001:313 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:581 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:424 [ref. 28370], Poss et al. 2010:251 [ref. 30744], Roy et al. 2021:[3] [ref. 38782]). Current status: Valid as Hoplosebastes armatus Schmidt 1929. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: East China Sea north to Japan. Bay of Bengal (India) record [Roy et al. 2021] based on misidentification. Habitat: marine.

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