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Centropristis Cuvier [G.] 1829:145 Fem. Centropristis nigricans Cuvier 1829 (= Coryphaena nigrescens Bloch & Schneider). Type by subsequent designation. Cuvier's nigricans is an unneeded substitute for nigrescens. Type designated by Bleeker 1874:2 [ref. 5110] and 1876:254 [ref. 447]. Spelled Centropristes by Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes (Apr.) 1829, original in Jan.-Mar. 1829. •Valid as Centropristis Cuvier 1829 -- (Bortone 1977:23 [ref. 7059], Kendall 1984:500 [ref. 13663], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:267 [ref. 24550] as Centropristes, Heemstra et al. 2003:1316 [ref. 27060]). Current status: Valid as Centropristis Cuvier 1829. Serranidae: Serraninae.