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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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canariensis, Cynoglossus Steindachner [F.] 1882:42 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 19 (no. 5) (for 9 Feb. 1882); ref. 20486] Arglim [Argain] Bank, Canary Islands. Holotype (unique): NMW 43773. Species later illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1882:13 [p. 13 in separate], Pl. 2 (fig. 2) [ref. 18784]. Type redescribed in Chabanaud 1954 [ref. 20965]. •Valid as Cynoglossus canariensis Steindachner 1882 -- (Menon 1977:28 [ref. 7071], Desoutter 1990:1051 [ref. 18967], Munroe in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3037 [ref. 34618], Fricke et al. 2017:83 [ref. 35160], Carneiro et al. 2019:196 [ref. 37250], Reiner 2019:299 [ref. 38139]). Current status: Valid as Cynoglossus canariensis Steindachner 1882. Cynoglossidae: Cynoglossinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to Angola, including Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, and São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: brackish, marine.