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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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ferox, Cynoponticus Costa [O. G.] 1846:Cynoponticus p. 10, Pl. 28 (figs. 1-6) [Fauna del regno di Napoli Part 1; ref. 976] Ischia Island, Gulf of Naples, Italy, western Mediterranean Sea. No types known. •Valid as Cynoponticus ferox Costa 1846 -- (Blache et al. 1973:235 [ref. 7185], Bauchot & Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:560 [ref. 13676], Smith 1989:437 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:161 [ref. 13454], Smith 2016:1673 [ref. 34556], Carneiro et al. 2019:65 [ref. 37250], Reiner 2019:74 [ref. 38139], Kovačić et al. 2021:20 [ref. 39014], Fermon et al. 2022:118 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Cynoponticus ferox Costa 1846. Muraenesocidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: Gibraltar south to Angola, including ?Madeira and São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: marine.

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