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Species in the genus Ostichthys: [ 21 ] records


acanthorhinus, Ostichthys Randall [J. E.], Shimizu [T.] & Yamakawa [T.] 1982:(9) 10, Figs. 6-7 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 29 (no. 1); ref. 3602] Gulf of Oman, northwestern Indian Ocean, 25°05'N, 56°52'E, depth 272-291 meters. Holotype: FMNH 70251. Paratypes: BMNH 1979.11.14.2 (1); BPBM 22766 (1); CAS 44993 (1); FMNH 70252-53 (1, 1), 83910 (1); FMRI 117/1 (1); NSMT-P 18632 (1); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 10700 [not RUSI 10693] (1); USNM 220899 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:63 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Ostichthys acanthorhinus Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982 -- (Klausewitz 1986:285 [ref. 39512], Baranes & Golani 1993:305 [ref. 22372], Goren & Dor 1994:17 [ref. 25356], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1998:209 [ref. 24674], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2234 [ref. 24790], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S101 [ref. 27377], Allen et al. 2006:780 [ref. 29066], Larson et al. 2013:73 [ref. 32988], Psomadakis et al. 2015:181 [ref. 34104], Greenfield et al. 2017:7 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:67 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[5] [ref. 35637], Golani & Fricke 2018:45 [ref. 36273], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840], Mohanty et al. 2020:1436 [ref. 37820], Psomadakis et al. 2020:351 [ref. 37272], Randall & Heemstra 2022:409 [ref. 39719]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys acanthorhinus Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indian Ocean: Gulf of Oman east to Indonesia, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

alamai, Ostichthys Matsunuma [M.], Fukui [Y.] & Motomura [H.] 2018:[24], Figs. 1b, 2b, 4, 5g-i, 8f, 9b, 13a-d, 17 [Ichthyological Research v. 65 (no. 3); ref. 35840] Off Iloilo, Panay Island, Philippines, purchased at Central Fish Market, Iloilo City, 10°41'N, 122°35'E. Holotype: KAUM-I 51657. Paratypes: AMS, BPBM, KAUM, NSMT-P, UPVMI, USNM. •Valid as Ostichthys alamai Matsunuma, Fukui & Motomura 2018. Current status: Valid as Ostichthys alamai Matsunuma, Fukui & Motomura 2018. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Philippines and Indonesia. Habitat: marine.

archiepiscopus, Myripristis Valenciennes [A.] 1862:1169 [5] [Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences v. 54; ref. 4506] Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-2589 (1), A-8095 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:20 [ref. 20740] as holotype (A.8095) and paratype. On p. 5 of separate. •Valid as Ostichthys archiepiscopus (Valenciennes 1862) -- (Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1982:209, 368 [ref. 8256], Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:114 [ref. 6441], Randall & Heemstra 1986:425 [ref. 5707], Randall & Wrobel 1988:243 [ref. 12743], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1998:209 [ref. 24674], Fricke 1999:133 [ref. 24106], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2246 [ref. 24790], Nakabo 2000:494 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:494 [ref. 26001], Myers & Donaldson 2003:616 [ref. 27495], Mundy 2005:309 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:149 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:34 [ref. 30213], Kotlyar 2017:38 [ref. 35137], Greenfield et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840], Randall & Heemstra 2022:409 [ref. 39719]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys archiepiscopus (Valenciennes 1862). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: western Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius); Indonesia; Ryukyu Islands and Ogasawara Islands (Japan); Mariana Islands; Hawaiian Islands (U.S.A.); Society Islands (French Polynesia), probably more widespread. Habitat: marine.

brachygnathus, Ostichthys Randall [J. E.] & Myers [R. F.] 1993:78, Fig. 1 [Micronesica v. 26 (no. 1); ref. 21001] Off Orote Peninsula, Guam, Mariana Islands, western Pacific, depth about 230 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 35052. •Valid as Ostichthys brachygnathus Randall & Myers 1993 -- (Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1998:209 [ref. 24674], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2234 [ref. 24790], Myers & Donaldson 2003:616 [ref. 27495], Greenfield et al. 2017:11 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys brachygnathus Randall & Myers 1993. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Pacific near Guam and Saipan. Habitat: marine.

convexus, Ostichthys Greenfield [D. W.], Randall [J. E.] & Psomadakis [P. N.] 2017:12, Figs. 12-13 [Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation v. 26; ref. 35170] Myanmar, off Tanintharyi coast, 13°3.21'N, 96°41.62'E, depth 121-129 meters. Holotype: BPBM 41327. Paratypes: BPBM. Species epithet misspelled convexa in key, but spelled convexus otherwise in original description. •Valid as Ostichthys convexus Greenfield, Randall & Psomadakis 2017 -- (Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840], Psomadakis et al. 2020:352 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys convexus Greenfield, Randall & Psomadakis 2017. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Northeastern Indian Ocean: Myanmar endemic. Habitat: marine.

daniela, Ostichthys Greenfield [D. W.], Randall [J. E.] & Psomadakis [P. N.] 2017:15, Fig. 14 [Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation v. 26; ref. 35170] Myanmar, off Tanintharyi coast, 13°3.21'N, 96°41.62"E, depth 121-129 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 41329. Treated as a noun in apposition. •Valid as Ostichthys daniela Greenfield, Randall & Psomadakis 2017 -- (Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840], Psomadakis et al. 2020:352 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys daniela Greenfield, Randall & Psomadakis 2017. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Northeastern Indian Ocean: Myanmar endemic. Habitat: marine.

delta, Ostichthys Randall [J. E.], Shimizu [T.] & Yamakawa [T.] 1982:(10) 18, Fig. 11 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 29 (no. 1); ref. 3602] Saint-Paul Bay, Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 150 meters. Holotype: BPBM 20050. Paratypes: MNHN 1980-1499 (1), 1980-1500 (1), 1980-1534 (2); NSMT-P 19159 (1); USNM 223716 (1). •Valid as Ostichthys delta Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982 -- (Randall & Heemstra 1986:425 [ref. 5707], Randall & Myers 1993:81 [ref. 21001], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1998:209 [ref. 24674], Fricke 1999:134 [ref. 24106], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2234 [ref. 24790], Fricke et al. 2009:34 [ref. 30213], Greenfield et al. 2017:18 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840], Randall & Heemstra 2022:409 [ref. 39719]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys delta Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Comoros, western Mascarenes (La Réunion); Samoa; probably more widespread. Habitat: marine.

fulgens, Myriopristis Poey [F.] 1860:160 [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Cuba. Syntypes: MCZ 21910 (2). Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:182 [ref. 22926]. •Synonym of Ostichthys trachypoma (Günther 1859) -- (Greenfield et al. 2017:30 [ref. 35170]). Current status: Synonym of Ostichthys trachypoma (Günther 1859). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Habitat: marine.

guezei, Myripristis (Holotrachys) Postel [E.] 1962:158, Fig. 1 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 34 (no. 2); ref. 6366] Near Pt. Galets, Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 300 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1962-0319. Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:20 [ref. 20740]. •Synonym of Ostichthys kaianus (Günther 1880) -- (Randall & Heemstra 1986:426 [ref. 5707], Fricke 1999:134 [ref. 24106], Greenfield et al. 2017:22 [ref. 35170]). Current status: Synonym of Ostichthys kaianus (Günther 1880). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Habitat: marine.

hypsipterygion, Ostichthys Randall [J. E.], Shimizu [T.] & Yamakawa [T.] 1982:(10) 14, Pl. 2 (fig. A); Fig. 9 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 29 (no. 1); ref. 3602] Naha fish market, Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype: HUMZ 62836. Paratypes: BPBM 26362 (1), NSMT-P 18641 (1). •Valid as Ostichthys hypsipterygion Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982 -- (Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:114 [ref. 6441], Goren & Dor 1994:18 [ref. 25356], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292] as hypsepterygion, Kotlyar 1998:209 [ref. 24674], Nakabo 2000:494 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:494 [ref. 26001], Fricke et al. 2011:373 [ref. 31242], Eguchi & Motomura 2016:78 [ref. 34690], Greenfield et al. 2017:19 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[7] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys hypsipterygion Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Okinawa and Japan, Vietnam and Chesterfield Islands (New Caledonia). Habitat: marine.

japonicus, Myripristis Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:173, Pl. 58 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Japan. No types known. Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:36 [ref. 20740]. Appeared as name only in Cuvier 1829:151 [ref. 995]. •Valid as Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:46 [ref. 19756], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1982:211, 368 [ref. 8256], Kyushin et al. 1982:38 [ref. 19754], Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:114 [ref. 6441], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1985:429, 650 [ref. 8056], Paxton et al. 1989:379 [ref. 12442], Chen et al. 1990:258 [ref. 16678], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:190 [ref. 27969], Chen et al. 1997:29 [ref. 26476], Kotlyar 1998:210 [ref. 24674], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2247 [ref. 24790], Nakabo 2000:494 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:494 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:226, 551 [ref. 26218] with author as Valenciennes, Shinohara et al. 2005:422 [ref. 28370], Allen et al. 2006:781 [ref. 29066], Satapoomin 2009:52 [ref. 30463], Motomura et al. 2010:83 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:373 [ref. 31242], Larson et al. 2013:73 [ref. 32988], Yoshida et al. 2013:67 [ref. 34464], Eguchi & Motomura 2016:79 [ref. 34690], Greenfield et al. 2017:21 [ref. 35170] and as cf. japonicus, Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Motomura et al. 2017:58 [ref. 35490], Fricke 2017:[5] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[12] [ref. 35840], Kim et al. 2020:83 [ref. 39118], Psomadakis et al. 2020:352 [ref. 37272], Sonoyama et al. 2020:33 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Myanmar and Andaman Sea east to Philippines, north to Sea of Japan (Korea, Japan), south to Shark Bay (Western Australia), New South Wales (Australia) New Caledonia, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Habitat: marine.

kaianus, Myripristis Günther [A.] 1880:39 [Report on the shore fishes procured during the voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the years 1873-1876 v. 1 (pt 6); ref. 2011] Kai Islands, Indonesia, Banda Sea [western Pacific Ocean], Challenger station 192, depth 129 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1879.5.14.150. •Valid as Ostichthys kaianus (Günther 1880) -- (Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1982:211, 368 [ref. 8256], Kyushin et al. 1982:39 [ref. 19754], Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:114 [ref. 6441], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1985:429, 650 [ref. 8056], Randall & Heemstra 1986:426 [ref. 5707], Allen & Swainston 1988:42 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:379 [ref. 12442], Chen et al. 1990:258 [ref. 16678], Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Allen 1997:66 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:29 [ref. 26476], Kotlyar 1998:210 [ref. 24674], Fricke 1999:134 [ref. 24106], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2248 [ref. 24790], Nakabo 2000:494 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:494 [ref. 26001], Myers & Donaldson 2003:616 [ref. 27495], Shinohara et al. 2005:422 [ref. 28370], Allen et al. 2006:781 [ref. 29066], Fricke et al. 2009:34 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2011:373 [ref. 31242], Eguchi & Motomura 2016:80 [ref. 34690], Kotlyar 2017:38 [ref. 35137], Greenfield et al. 2017:22 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys kaianus (Günther 1880). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Réunion (western Mascarenes), Comoros; Indonesia east to Mariana Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Shark Bay (Western Australia), Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia). Habitat: marine.

kinchi, Ostichthys Fricke [R.] 2017:64, Figs. 1-3 [FishTaxa v. 2 (no. 2); ref. 35313] Western Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, New Ireland Province, Kavieng District, 7 km northwest of Kavieng, 02°32.31'S, 150°44.206'E - 02°30.31'S, 150°44.04'E, depth 191-290 meters. Holotype (unique): NTUM 11370. •Valid as Ostichthys kinchi Fricke 2017 -- (Fricke 2017:[5] [ref. 35637], Fricke et al. 2019:84 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys kinchi Fricke 2017. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: New Ireland (Papua New Guinea endemic). Habitat: marine.

major, Holotrachys Whitley [G. P.] 1950:33, Fig. 5 [Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales v. for 1948-49; ref. 12979] Off New South Wales, between Wattamolla and Port Kambla, Australia, 34°50'S, 151°00'E, depth 106 fathoms. Holotype: AMS IB.2166. •Synonym of Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:379 [ref. 12442], Chen et al. 1990:258 [ref. 16678], Allen et al. 2006:781 [ref. 29066], Greenfield et al. 2017:21 [ref. 35170], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[12] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Synonym of Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Habitat: marine.

ovaloculus, Ostichthys Randall [J. E.] & Wrobel [L.] 1988:243, Figs. 1-2 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 35 (no. 3); ref. 12743] Tautira, Tahiti, Society Islands, depth about 300 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 31643. •Valid as Ostichthys ovaloculus Randall & Wrobel 1988 -- (Kotlyar 1996:89 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1998:210 [ref. 24674], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2234 [ref. 24790], Greenfield et al. 2017:24 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:67 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[5] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys ovaloculus Randall & Wrobel 1988. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Pacific near Tahiti, French Polynesia. Habitat: marine.

pillwaxii, Myripristis Steindachner [F.] 1893:150 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 30 (no. 14) (for 18 May 1893); ref. 20494] Yokohama, Japan or Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): NMW. Species illustrated and described in more detail in Steindachner 1893:215, Pl. 1 [ref. 14536]. Locality in abstract [ref. 20494] as Yokohama, later as Honolulu in main work [ref. 14536]. •Synonym of Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829). •Synonym of Ostichthys archiepiscopus (Valenciennes 1862) -- (Randall & Greenfield 1999:2246 [ref. 24790], Mundy 2005:309 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:149 [ref. 30952], Greenfield et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35170]). Current status: Synonym of Ostichthys archiepiscopus (Valenciennes 1862). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Habitat: marine.

sandix, Ostichthys Randall [J. E.], Shimizu [T.] & Yamakawa [T.] 1982:(10) 16, Fig. 10 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 29 (no. 1); ref. 3602] Off Campbell Industrial Park, Waianae coast, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands, depth 150-180 meters. Holotype: BPBM 22708. Paratypes: BMNH 1979.11.14.1 (1), BPBM 10963 (1), USNM 220898 (1), ZUMT 54238 (1). •Valid as Ostichthys sandix Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982 -- (Randall & Wrobel 1988:243 [ref. 12743], Kotlyar 1996:90 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 1998:210 [ref. 24674], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2234 [ref. 24790], Myers & Donaldson 2003:616 [ref. 27495], Mundy 2005:309 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:149 [ref. 30952], Greenfield et al. 2017:25 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[5] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys sandix Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Hawaiian Islands, Guam, northern Mariana Islands and French Polynesia. Habitat: marine.

sheni, Ostichthys Chen [J.-P.], Shao [K.-T.] & Mok [H.-K.] 1990:258, Fig. 14 [Bulletin of the Institute of Zoology Academia Sinica (Taipei) v. 29 (no. 4); ref. 16678] Chungchou, Taiwan. Holotype: NSYU 792. Paratypes: NTUM 03682 (1), THUP (now at NMMBP) 00478 (1). Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:39 [ref. 31432]. •Valid as Ostichthys sheni Chen, Shao & Mok 1990 -- (Kotlyar 1998:210 [ref. 24674], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Ho & Shao 2011:39 [ref. 31432], Greenfield et al. 2017:27 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[5] [ref. 35637]). •Synonym of Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Matsunuma et al. 2018:[12] [ref. 35840]). Current status: Synonym of Ostichthys japonicus (Cuvier 1829). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Pacific near Taiwan and in the South China Sea [if valid]. Habitat: marine.

spiniger, Ostichthys Fricke [R.] 2017:[2], Figs. 1-2 [Ichthyological Research v. 65 (no. 1); ref. 35637] Western Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, New Ireland Province, 11.5 km westnorthwest of Kavieng, 2°33.33'S, 150°41.45'E - 2°33.32'S, 150°43.18'E, depth 180-181 meters. Holotype (unique): NTUM 11245. •Valid as Ostichthys spiniger Fricke 2017 -- (Fricke et al. 2019:84 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys spiniger Fricke 2017. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: New Ireland (Papua New Guinea endemic). Habitat: marine.

sufensis, Ostichthys hypsipterygion Golani [D.] 1984:98, Fig. 1 [Cybium v. 8 (no. 3); ref. 8976] Nuweiba, Egypt, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, depth 300 meters. Holotype: HUJ 11286. Paratypes: BPBM 26362 (1), HUJ 11287 (1). Type catalog: Golani 2006:23 [ref. 28840]. •Synonym of Ostichthys hypsipterygion Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa 1982, but a valid subspecies -- (Golani 1984 [ref. 8976], Baranes & Golani 1993:304 [ref. 22372], Goren & Dor 1994:18 [ref. 25356]). •Valid as Ostichthys sufensis Golani 1984 -- (Greenfield et al. 2017:28 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[23] 261 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:45 [ref. 36273], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840], Randall & Heemstra 2022:410 [ref. 39719]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys sufensis Golani 1984. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Red Sea: Gulf of Aqaba endemic. Habitat: marine.

trachypoma, Myripristis Günther [A.] 1859:25 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Cuba and West Indies. Syntypes: BMNH 1842.12.12.66 (1, stuffed), 1859.3.14.22 (1) Cuba. Type catalog: Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:30 [ref. 35195]. Also listed was Plate III, but on preface p. vi it is stated, "The Plates referred to, and executed by Mr. Ford, will be published as a separate volume." •Valid as Ostichthys trachypoma (Günther 1859) -- (Uyeno & Sato in Uyeno et al. 1983:276 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:115 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1991:253 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:92 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:341 [ref. 23827], Kotlyar 1996:90 [ref. 23292], Schwartz 1997:183 [ref. 25308], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:10220 [ref. 23897], Kotlyar 1998:209 [ref. 24674], Moore et al. in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:298 [ref. 26158], Greenfield 2003:1200 [ref. 27041], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:70 [ref. 27192], Roa-Varón et al. 2003:9 [ref. 27814], Nelson et al. 2004:110 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:112 [ref. 32708], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:30 [ref. 35195] as trachipoma, Greenfield et al. 2017:29 [ref. 35170], Fricke 2017:68 [ref. 35313], Fricke 2017:[6] [ref. 35637], Matsunuma et al. 2018:[28] [ref. 35840], Robertson et al. 2020:156 [ref. 38098], Carvalho-Filho 2023:98 [ref. 40480], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2023:17 [ref. 40316], Page et al. 2023:107 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Ostichthys trachypoma (Günther 1859). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: New York (U.S.A.) south to northern Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.


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