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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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castlei, Scolecenchelys McCosker [J. E.] 2006:18, Figs. 1-3 [Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand v. 36 (no. 1); ref. 28592] Off the Chatham Islands, Chatham Rise, 43°09.5'S, 178°25.4'W, New Zealand. Holotype: NMNZ P.37671. Paratypes: AMS, BMNH 2005.2.16.1 (1), BPBM, CAS, CSIRO, NMNZ, NMV, and USNM. Plus non-type material. •Valid as Scolecenchelys castlei McCosker 2006 -- (McCosker et al. 2006:275 [ref. 29006], Smith & McCosker 2008:169 [ref. 30623], McCosker et al. 2012:5 [ref. 31982], Hibino et al. 2012:182 [ref. 32443], McCosker & Stewart 2015:258 [ref. 34235]). Current status: Valid as Scolecenchelys castlei McCosker 2006. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Distribution: New Zealand and Australia. Habitat: marine.

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