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Species related to Opistognathus punctatus: [ 2 ] records


mexicanus, Opistognathus Allen [G. R.] & Robertson [D. R.] 1991:48, Fig. 4 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 18 (no. 2); ref. 19718] Bahia Agua Verde, Gulf of California, Baja California, Mexico, about 25°31'N, 111°04'W, depth 12-14 meters. Holotype: USNM 316795. •Valid as Opistognathus mexicanus Allen & Robertson 1991 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:213 [ref. 22193], Thomson et al. 2000:195 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:130 [ref. 27807]). •Synonym of Opistognathus punctatus Peters 1869 -- (Bussing & Lavenberg 2003:546 [ref. 27787]). Current status: Synonym of Opistognathus punctatus Peters 1869. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

punctatus, Opisthognathus Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1869:708 [Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1869; ref. 14098] Mazatlán, Sinaloa, western Mexico. Holotype (unique): ZMB 7063. Correct spelling of genus is Opistognathus. •Valid as Opistognathus punctatus Peters 1869 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:214 [ref. 22193], Thomson et al. 2000:194 [ref. 25640], Bussing & Lavenberg 2003:546 [ref. 27787], Nelson et al. 2004:130 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:113 [ref. 37547], Page et al. 2013:134 [ref. 32708], Fourriére et al. 2016:444 [ref. 34668] as Opisthognathus, Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:608 [ref. 34923], Love et al. 2021:150 [ref. 39279]). Current status: Valid as Opistognathus punctatus Peters 1869. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Pacific coast of southern Baja California Sur (Mexico) south to Colombia, including Gulf of California (Mexico). Habitat: marine.


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