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ocellatus, Tetrodon Bennett [J. W.] 1830:unnum. p., Pl. 21 [A selection from the most remarkable and interesting fishes found on the coast of Ceylon First Edition; ref. 16785] South coast of Sri Lanka. No types known. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Tetraodon ocellatus Linnaeus 1758. Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Synonym of Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker 1854) -- (Allen & Randall 1977:488 [ref. 6714], Pethiyagoda et al. 1994:43-44 [ref. 21456]). 1┬░Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Canthigaster bennetti (Bleeker 1854). Tetraodontidae. Habitat: marine.