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violaceum, Holocentrum Bleeker [P.] 1853:335 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 5 (no. 3); ref. 5117] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype: SMNS 10599 or RMNH 5432. Bleeker specimens: BMNH 1880.4.21.16 (1); RMNH 1642 (1), 28983 [ex RMNH 5432] (4). Type catalog: Fricke 1991:15 [ref. 13474] and Fricke 2005:43 [ref. 29864] regards SMNS 10599 as holotype, but Randall & Heemstra 1985:22 [ref. 5144] believe RMNH 5432 is probably the holotype but they did not examine SMNS 10599. •Valid as Sargocentron violaceum (Bleeker 1853) -- (Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:112 [ref. 6441], Randall & Heemstra 1985:21 [ref. 5144], Randall & Heemstra 1986:422 [ref. 5707], Allen & Swainston 1988:42 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:381 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:18 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:68 [ref. 15987], Kotlyar 1996:86 [ref. 23292], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:193 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:66 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:62 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:68 [ref. 25919], Randall 1998:88 [ref. 23300], Kotlyar 1998:204 [ref. 24674], Myers 1999:85 [ref. 23965], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2235 [ref. 24790], Nakabo 2000:488 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:488 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:27 [ref. 26830], Kimura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:33 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:10 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:119 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:99 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:785 [ref. 29066], Fricke et al. 2011:374 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:179 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:74 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:43 [ref. 33932], Eguchi & Motomura 2016:102 [ref. 34690], Fricke et al. 2018:117 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:88 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Sargocentron violaceum (Bleeker 1853). Holocentridae: Holocentrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles and Madagascar east to Line Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.