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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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Species related to Malacoctenus delalandii: [ 1 ] record

delalandii, Clinus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836:378 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 11; ref. 1005] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Syntypes: MNHN A-2014 (3). Type catalog: Bauchot 1967:45 [ref. 20734]. The original spelling delalandii is acceptable; delalandei is misspelled. •Valid as Malacoctenus delalandei [sic] (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Greenfield & Johnson 1981:27 [ref. 5580], Cervigón 1994:82 [ref. 24488], Aguilera 1998:52 [ref. 24221], Williams 2003:1759 [ref. 27109] as delalandii, Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:95 [ref. 27192] as delalandii, Smith et al. 2003:49 [ref. 27621], Patzner et al. 2009:463 [ref. 30396], Guimarães et al. 2010:54 [ref. 30917] as delalandei, Wirtz 2014:19 [ref. 33594] as delalandei, Spier et al. 2018:17 [ref. 36103], Carvalho-Filho et al. 2020:511 [ref. 37678]). Current status: Valid as Malacoctenus delalandii (Valenciennes 1836). Labrisomidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: Belize, Central America, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea to Santa Catarina State, Brazil. IUCN (2014): Least concern. Habitat: marine.

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