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Opistognathus variabilis Smith-Vaniz, 2009
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Opistognathus; Species: variabilis; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, opisthe = behind + Greek, gnathos = jaw (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Name from Latin 'variabilis', refers to the highly variable color pattern and jaw morphology of this species.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
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