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brasiliensis, Chromis Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824:286 [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 3574] Rio de Janeiro Bay, Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9503. Type catalog: Blanc 1962:204 [ref. 20868], Bauchot et al. 1978:45 [ref. 20862]. •Valid as Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) -- (Gosse 1976:34 [ref. 7029], Malabarba 1989:166 [ref. 14217], Casatti & Castro 1998:232 [ref. 23663], Torelli et al. 1997:70 [ref. 24612], Fuller et al. 1999:429 [ref. 25838], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:633 [ref. 27061], Litz & Koerber 2014:34 [ref. 33622], Mattos et al. 2015:219 [ref. 34048], Bertaco et al. 2016:426 [ref. 34561], Nión et al. 2016:50 [ref. 35565], Koerber et al. 2017:8 [ref. 35083], Koerber et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35632], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[27] [ref. 35679], Mattos & Costa 2018:336 [ref. 36009], Azevedo-Santos et al. 2019:5 [ref. 36506], Koerber et al. 2019:11 [ref. 36736]). Current status: Valid as Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: South America: coastal drainages of northeastern Brazil to Uruguay and Argentina. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.