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melanopterus, Hyporhamphus (Hyporhamphus) Collette [B. B.] & Parin [N. V.] 1978:738, Fig. 2a [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 91 (no. 3); ref. 8943] Sandakan Harbor, northern Borneo. Holotype: USNM 218363. Paratypes: BMNH 1866.5.2.17 (1); FMNH 51890 (2); KUMF (5, 2 lots); MCZ 54059 (1); RMNH 6955 (11), 12137 (?); SU 30753-54 (14, 2); UMMZ 191142 (1), 191502 (8), 191528 (2); USNM 137632 (2), 217450 (7), 227882 [ex KUMF] (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:49 [ref. 12367], Collette et al. 1992:9 [ref. 19410]. •Valid as Hyporhamphus melanopterus Collette & Parin 1978 -- (Parin et al. 1980:36 [ref. 6895], Collette et al. 1992:9 [ref. 19410], Collette 1999:2195 [ref. 24785], Collette in Randall & Lim 2000:599 [ref. 25122], Collette 2004:9 [ref. 27583]). Current status: Valid as Hyporhamphus melanopterus Collette & Parin 1978. Hemiramphidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Malaysia, Gulf of Thailand, East Indies, and North Borneo. Habitat: marine.