Satyrichthys rieffeli (Kaup, 1859), Kaup, 1859

Kawai, Toshio, 2013, Revision of the peristediid genus Satyrichthys (Actinopterygii: Teleostei) with the description of a new species, S. milleri sp. nov., Zootaxa 3635 (4), pp. 419-438: 434-435

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Satyrichthys rieffeli (Kaup, 1859)
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Satyrichthys rieffeli (Kaup, 1859)  

Japanese name: Iso-kihoubou ( Figure 11 View FIGURE 11 ; Tables 1–5)

Peristethus rieffeli Kaup, 1859: 106   (type locality: China; holotype unknown).

Satyrichthys rieffeli: Kamohara, 1952: 7   ( Japan and China); Ochiai & Yatou, 1984: 335, pl. 301 N, O (southern Japan to South China Sea); Yatou, 1985 b: 594 ( Japan, East China Sea and South China Sea); Paxton et al., 1989: 457 (name listed from Australia and tropical East Indo-West Pacific); Richards, 1999: 2363 (name listed from western central Pacific); Richards, 2000: 607 (name listed from South China Sea); Yamada, 2002: 613 (southern Japan, southern Pohai Sea, East China Sea and South China Sea); Paxton et al., 2006: 930 (name listed from Australia and tropical East Indo-West Pacific); Kawai, 2008: 26 (listed name only).

Material examined: 43 specimens (78.3–254 mm SL). FAKU 20552, 1 specimen, 216 mm SL, Miya, Aichi Pref., Honshu, Japan, 10 Apr. 1953; FAKU 21254, 1 specimen, 95.2 mm SL, FAKU 21257, 1 specimen, 96.5 mm SL, Owase, Honshu, Japan, 5 Nov. 1953; FAKU 101240, 1 specimen, 218 mm SL, FAKU 101241, 1 specimen, 163 mm SL, Japan; FAKU 103545, 1 specimen, 78.3 mm SL, East China Sea; HUMZ 5668, 1 specimen, 187 mm SL, off Primorsky Krai, Russia; HUMZ 5669, 1 specimen, 234 mm SL, HUMZ 5670, 1 specimen, 217 mm SL, HUMZ 5671, 1 specimen, 198 mm SL, Sea of Japan, off coast of Sea of Japan of Atsumi, Tsuruoka, Honshu, Japan; HUMZ 35910, 1 specimen, 154 mm SL, collected by K. Amaoka, Japan; HUMZ 46799, 1 specimen, 183 mm SL, off western north of Borneo (5 ° 48 ’N, 108 ° 59 ’E), South China Sea, 136 m, 10 Nov. 1975; HUMZ 46819, 1 specimen, 199 mm SL, off western north of Borneo (3 ° 35 ’N, 109 °03’E), South China Sea, 82 m, 11 Nov. 1975; HUMZ 90492, 1 specimen, 139 mm SL, East China Sea (31 °00’N, 127 ° 28 ’E), 122 m, 8 Apr. 1981; HUMZ 94895, 1 specimen, 151 mm SL, East China Sea (31 °00.2’N, 127 ° 28.2 ’E), 122 m, 8 Apr. 1982; HUMZ 94999, 1 specimen, 135 mm SL, HUMZ 95000, 1 specimen, 185 mm SL, East China Sea (31 ° 39.9 ’N, 127 ° 30 ’E), 133 m, 7 Apr. 1982; HUMZ 108444, 1 specimen, 111 mm SL, HUMZ 108445, 1 specimen, 112 mm SL, East China Sea (31 °49.00’N, 126 ° 46.56 ’E), 104 m, 27 Nov. 1985; HUMZ 109576, 1 specimen, 236 mm SL, HUMZ 109577, 1 specimen, 191 mm SL, HUMZ 109579, 1 specimen, 254 mm SL, off Sarawak, Borneo I., South China Sea; HUMZ 171261, 1 specimen, 180 mm SL, Dashi, Ilan, Taiwan, 2 May 2000; HUMZ 177799, 1 specimen, 108 mm SL, Saga Fishing Port, Saga, Hata, Shikoku, Japan; HUMZ 188896, 1 specimen, 189 mm SL, HUMZ 188897, 1 specimen, 226 mm SL, HUMZ 188898, 1 specimen, 189 mm SL, HUMZ 188899, 1 specimen, 194 mm SL, HUMZ188901, 1 specimen, 214 mm SL, HUMZ 188902, 1 specimen, 138 mm SL, East China Sea (27 ° 29.603 ’N, 125 ° 55.694 ’E to 27 ° 31.138 ’N, 125 ° 55.829 ’E), 134 – 130 m, 27 Feb. 2004; HUMZ 191269, 1 specimen, 177 mm SL, HUMZ 191271, 1 specimen, 165 mm SL, HUMZ 191273, 1 specimen, 175 mm SL, HUMZ 191273, 1 specimen, 175 mm SL, HUMZ 191277, 1 specimen, 203 mm SL, off Java (8 ° 4.2 ’S, 109 ° 16.5 ’E to 8 ° 3.5 ’S, 109 ° 14.5 ’E), Indonesia, 128 – 125 m, 17 Sep. 2004; HUMZ 198579, 1 specimen, 187 mm SL, Dashi, Ilan, Taiwan, 7 Mar. 2007; NSMT-P 75183, 1 specimen, 123 mm SL, Onahama, Honshu, Japan, 1931 to 1935; NSMT-P 92746, 7 specimens, 154–171 mm SL, Dashi, Ilan, Taiwan, 1 June 2008.

Diagnosis. A species of Satyrichthys   with two lip and two (rarely one) chin barbels; dusky small spots scattered on head and body; antrose spines on upper lateral bony plates of caudal peduncle.

Distribution. Japan, Taiwan, Sea of Japan, southern Pohai Sea, East China Sea, South China Sea, Indonesia and Australia, in depth of 65– 600 m.

Remarks. No type specimens of S. rieffeli   are known.