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curacao, Chaetodon Bloch [M. E.] 1787:106, Pl. 212 (fig. 1) [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 3; ref. 468] South America, Curaçao Island [in error, probably western Pacific or East Indies]. Holotype (unique): ZMB 8772 (dry, lost). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:119 [ref. 24282]. On p. 79 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 6 [ref. 21381]. •Valid as Amblyglyphidodon curacao (Bloch 1787) -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:197 [ref. 6441], Allen & Swainston 1988:102 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:251 [ref. 15987], Allen 1991:235 [ref. 19344], Allen 1997:160 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:251 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:180 [ref. 23965], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:626 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:940 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:317 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:108 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:266 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:37 [ref. 25847], Allen 2001:3342 [ref. 26132], Allen & Randall 2002:144 [ref. 26191], Nakabo 2002:940 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:44 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:632 [ref. 27495] as Amblygliphidodon, Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:128 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:19 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:123 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:349 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1443 [ref. 29090], Motomura et al. 2010:147 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:567 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:112 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2016:65 [ref. 35333], Koeda et al. 2016:10 [ref. 35354], Fricke et al. 2019:205 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Amblyglyphidodon curacao (Bloch 1787). Pomacentridae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific Pacific: Cocos-Keeling and Christmas islands (eastern Indian Ocean) east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.