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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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nativitatus, Steeneichthys Allen [G. R.] 1987:13, Fig. 1 [Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria v. 48 (no. 1); ref. 13386] Near Smith Point, Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, 10°26'S, 105°40'E, depth 30-40 meters. Holotype (unique): WAM P.29016-001. Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:21 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:22 [ref. 30117]. Species spelled originally nativiatus twice and nativitatus twice; etymology is nativitatus so nativiatus is regarded as a misspelling. •Valid as Steeneichthys nativitatus Allen 1987 -- (Allen & Adrim 2003:34 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2012:350 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Steeneichthys nativitatus Allen 1987. Plesiopidae: Plesiopinae. Distribution: Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) and Indonesia. Habitat: marine.

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