Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)
Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. (http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014
Gill, Anthony C., and J. Barry Hutchins
Paramonacanthus oblongus, the correct name for the Indo-Pacific fish currently called P. japonicus, with a recommendation on the nomenclature of Stephanolepis cirrhifer (Tetraodontiformes, Monacanthidae)
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Records of the Western Australian Museum, vol. 21, pt. 1
Available online at http://museum.wa.gov.au/research/records-supplements/records/paramonacanthus-oblongus-correct-name-indopacific-fish-currentl
See Gill & Hutchins (2002). Balistes japonicus Walbaum 1792 is a senior primary homonym of Balistes japonicus Tilesius 1809. The authors also consider the former a nomen oblitum in synonymy under Stephanolepis cirrhifer (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850), and the latter is placed in synonymy under Paramonacanthus oblongus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
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