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Synodus falcatus Waples & Randall, 1989
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Synodus; Species: falcatus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Mar. 2003: Ref. 46206) gives 1989 but 1988 is correct.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Name from the Latin for curved or sickle-shaped, in reference to the shape of the flap over the anterior nares (Ref. 7438).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name

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