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indicus, Scyris Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1830:128, Pl. 33 (fig. 1) [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3843] Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): SMF 1647. The genus Alectis is feminine, so indica is the correct species spelling. Prevailing usage may favor indicus. •Valid as Alectis indicus (Rüppell 1830) -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:210 [ref. 19754], Dor 1984:122 [ref. 29757], Gushiken in Masuda et al. 1984:157 [ref. 6441], Smith-Vaniz 1986:640 [ref. 5718], Daget & Smith-Vaniz 1986:309 [ref. 6207], Allen & Swainston 1988:70 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:574 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:157 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:177 [ref. 23929], Goren & Dor 1994:33 [ref. 25356], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:420 [ref. 27969], Chen et al. 1997:60 [ref. 26476] dated 1828, Cheng & Zhou 1997:262 [ref. 26385] dated 1828, Larson & Williams 1997:358 [ref. 23967], Allen 1997:112 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:157 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:137 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:243 [ref. 24106], Smith-Vaniz 1999:2685 [ref. 24833], Lin & Shao 1999:48 [ref. 23921], Johnson 1999:733 [ref. 25471], Nakabo 2000:802 [ref. 25086], Smith-Vaniz in Randall & Lim 2000:615 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:33 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:802 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:37 [ref. 26830] as indica, Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S107 [ref. 27377], Kimura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:73 [ref. 27510], Khan 2003:9 [ref. 27710], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:29 [ref. 27712], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:301 [ref. 28072], Mundy 2005:363 [ref. 28379], Hoese & Gates 2006:1150 [ref. 28997], Hoese & Gates 2006:1150 [ref. 28997], Springer & Smith-Vaniz 2008:29 [ref. 31826], Fricke et al. 2009:55 [ref. 30213], Kimura 2009:116 [ref. 30425], Allen & Erdmann 2012:427 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:332 [ref. 32989], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2015:43 [ref. 34319] as indica, Psomadakis et al. 2015:215 [ref. 34104], Yoshida et al. 2013:114 [ref. 34464], Motomura et al. 2017:104 [ref. 35490], Ali et al. 2018:321 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:179 [ref. 35805] as indica, Golani & Fricke 2018:82 [ref. 36273] as indica, Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:125 [ref. 36460] as indica, Suresh et al. 2018:199 [ref. 36495] as indica, Fricke et al. 2019:143 [ref. 36673] as indica). Current status: Valid as Alectis indica (Rüppell 1830). Carangidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East and South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar, western Mascarenes and Persian Gulf east to Tuamotu Archipelago, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia and New South Wales (Australia). Habitat: brackish, marine.