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Opistognathus castelnaui Bleeker, 1860
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Opistognathus; Species: castelnaui; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Year of valid name from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jul. 2010: Ref. 84883).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, opisthe = behind + Greek, gnathos = jaw (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Named for the French diplomat and ichthyologist Francis-Louis de Castelnau (1812-1880).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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