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viridipinna, Muraena Seale [A.] 1917:88 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 61 (no. 4); ref. 4001] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MCZ 6146. Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:154 [ref. 26380]. Description independent of Gymnothorax viridipinnis Bliss 1883 but based on the same specimen. •Objective synonym of, and secondarily preoccupied by Gymnothorax viridipinnis Bliss 1883. •Synonym of Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell 1830) -- (Fricke 1999:47 [ref. 24106], Böhlke & Smith 2002:154 [ref. 26380], Smith 2012:15 [ref. 32155]). 2°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell 1830). Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Habitat: marine.