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Gymnothorax prolatus (non Sasaki & Amaoka, 1991)
Misapplied name for Strophidon sathete (non Sasaki & Amaoka, 1991)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Gymnothorax; Species: prolatus; (non Sasaki & Amaoka, 1991)
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Considered as a junior synonym of S. sathete by Chen et al. (1994) (Ref. 6934).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, thorax, -akos = breast (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
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