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otaitensis, Cottus Cuvier [G.] (ex Parkinson) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:242 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 4; ref. 998] Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific. No types known. Based on a drawing; authorship sometimes given as Parkinson. Described in remarks to Platycephalus fuscus Cuvier 1829. •Valid as Thysanophrys otaitensis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Knapp 1986:485 [ref. 5683], Paxton et al. 1989:472 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:22 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:87 [ref. 15987], Imamura et al. 1995:278 [ref. 22177], Kuiter 1997:98 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:87 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:104 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:171 [ref. 24106], Knapp 1999:2421 [ref. 24807], Hutchins 2001:29 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Eurycephalus otaitensis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Imamura & Knapp 1999:183 [ref. 23886], Randall 1999:11 [ref. 25829], Nakabo 2000:619 [ref. 25086], Knapp in Randall & Lim 2000:607 [ref. 25122], Randall & Earle 2000:10 [ref. 25806], Nakabo 2002:619 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:30 [ref. 26830] with author as Bleeker 1853, Randall et al. 2004:11 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:132 [ref. 28239], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:5 [ref. 33988]). •Valid as Sunagocia otaitensis (Cuvier 1829) -- (Knapp & Imamura 2004:545 [ref. 28022], Paxton et al. 2006:946 [ref. 29079], Imamura 2009:77 [ref. 30434], Fricke et al. 2011:382 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:257 [ref. 31980], Knapp & Randall 2013:98 [ref. 32932], Fricke et al. 2014:56 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2018:141 [ref. 35805], Psomadakis et al. 2020:378 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Sunagocia otaitensis (Cuvier 1829). Platycephalidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara islands, south to Australia, New Caledonia and Tonga. Habitat: marine.