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anchorago, Sparus Bloch [M. E.] 1791:108, Pl. 276 [Naturgeschichte der ausl√§ndischen Fische v. 5; ref. 4867] "Received from the Holland auction" [Mediterranean in error]. Lectotype: ZMB 2476 (poor condition). Paralectotypes: ZMB (1, lost). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:92 [ref. 24282]. On p. 85 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 8 [ref. 21381]. Lectotype selected by Paepke 1999:92 [ref. 24282]. See Myers & Donaldson 2003:652 [ref. 27495]. •Valid as Choerodon anchorago (Bloch 1791) -- (Yamakawa in Masuda et al. 1984:202 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:305 [ref. 15987], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:478 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:180 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:272 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:305 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:189 [ref. 23965], Parenti & Randall 2000:9 [ref. 24943], Westneat in Randall & Lim 2000:628 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:970 [ref. 25182], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:203 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:112 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:103 [ref. 26368], Nakabo 2002:970 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:48 [ref. 26830], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:147 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:21 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:124 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:399 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:434 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:1377 [ref. 29095], Kuiter 2010:51 [ref. 35285], Allen & Erdmann 2012:645 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:128 [ref. 33932], Motomura et al. 2017:182 [ref. 35490], Gomon 2017:7, 15 [ref. 35547], Fricke et al. 2019:225 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Choerodon anchorago (Bloch 1791). Labridae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Indonesia east to Yap (Caroline Islands), Palau and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.