The FAO name "brownspotted sandfish" was previously used for the synonym Bohadschia similis.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2019-01-11 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Kim, S.W., Kerr, A.M., Paulay, G., 2013. Colour, confusion, and crossing: resolution of species problems in Bohadschia (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea)., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 168: 81-97.
Scientific Name verified against:
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ.