Ophioblennius clippertonensis is a Clipperton Island
endemic and 2) lacks a diagnostic character found in the Santa Catalina specimen, a dark ocellus posterior to the eye.
Similar stories of peaceful settlement of territorial disputes already etched in history are the following: 1) Ukraine and Romania over the Black Sea and Snake Island, resolved in 2009 by the International Court of Justice; 2) Norway and United Kingdom from over the Bouvet Island, with Britain renouncing its claim over the Island, and settling the conflict in 1929; 3) Mexico and France over Clipperton Island
where the disputed territory was declared in favor of France; 4) Qatar and Bahrain over the Hawar Islands declared by the International Court of Justice in The Hague as belonging to Bahrain in June, 2001; 5) Malaysia and Indonesia over the Islands of Ligitan and Sipadan, decided by the International Court of Justice in 2002 as part of the Malaysia's territory.
In the Clipperton Island
arbitration of 1931, (199) for instance, France was the beneficiary of a ruling articulating precisely this principle, when it was granted sovereignty over an island in a dispute with Mexico.
Awards 829 (n.d.), 840; Arbitral Award on the Subject of the Difference Relative to the Sovereignty over Clipperton Island
(France/ Mexico), Award  26 AJIL 390, 393-394 (n.d.); Legal Status of Eastern Greenland (Norway/Denmark), Judgment  PCIJ Ser.
Family friend Jon Bonfiglio was planning the expedition to Clipperton island
, 1,000 miles off the coast of Mexico.
(4.) Among the key cases are: Permanent Court of Arbitration 1928; Clipperton Island
Arbitration 1932 (France v.
Arbitral award on the subject of the difference relative to the sovereignty over Clipperton Island
. American Journal of International Law 26(2):390-394.
At the beginning of the twentieth century he had sent a small contingent of soldiers to a place called Clipperton Island
. But after the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution, the country forgot about their existence.
So does uninhabited Clipperton Island
in the Pacific.
Additional notes on the invertebrate fauna of Clipperton Island