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guineensis, Ophisurus Blache [J.] 1975:727, Figs. 7-8 [Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (Serie A) Sciences Naturelles v. 37 (no. 3); ref. 7363] Off Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo, depth 300 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1974-0186. Paratypes: MNHN 1974-0187 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:110 [ref. 20810]. •Valid as Ophisurus guineensis Blache 1975 -- (Leiby 1990:190 [ref. 13652]). •Valid as Xyrias guineensis (Blache 1975) -- (McCosker 1998:9 [ref. 24055], McCosker et al. 2009:61 [ref. 30556], McCosker 2016:1663 [ref. 34558], Augustina et al. 2020:585 [ref. 37706]). Current status: Valid as Xyrias guineensis (Blache 1975). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.