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Cirripectes chelomatus Williams & Maugé, 1984
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Cirripectes; Species: chelomatus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Type locality, Australia, QLD, Lady Musgrave Reef (Ref.75154).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, pektos, -e, -on = made of several parts solidly united (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Specific epithet, derived from the Greek 'cheloma' meaning notch, referring to the shallow notch in the dorsal-fin membrane above the last dorsal spine.Date follows Eschmeyer (Ref. 26282).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name

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