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Accepted name
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Name formed Latin 'pinna' (feminine; fin) and 'ichthys' (Latinized form of the Greek acronym ichthus; fish); referring to the high number of fin rays in the second dorsal fin and anal fin of all species in the genus.
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Name from 'saurus', a genus of lizard fish and the Greek 'mimic', in reference to the color pattern that closely resembles that of a lizard fish (Ref. 113825).
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References using the name as accepted
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