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whitleyi, Ostracion Fowler [H. W.] 1931:366 [Memoirs of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. v. 11 (no. 5); ref. 16277] Marquesas Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Replacement name for Ostracion ornatus Hollard 1856, preoccupied by Ostracion (Aracana) ornata Gray 1838. •Valid as Ostracion whitleyi Fowler 1931 -- (Randall & Earle 2000:22 [ref. 25806], Randall 2005:642 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:532 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:487 [ref. 30952], Matsuura 2014:17 [ref. 33576], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:8 [ref. 33988]). Replacement Name. Current status: Valid as Ostracion whitleyi Fowler 1931. Ostraciidae. Distribution: Central and South Pacific: Johnston Atoll, Hawaiian Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago. Habitat: marine.