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sutor, Amphacanthus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835:148 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 10; ref. 1004] Seychelles, western Indian Ocean. Lectotype: MNHN A-1805. Paralectotypes: From RĂ©union and doubtfully Malabar (apparently lost). Type catalog: Bauchot 1965:574 [ref. 19223]. Lectotype selected by Woodland 1990:49 [ref. 19220]; other syntypes lost. •Valid as Siganus sutor (Valenciennes 1835) -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:233 [ref. 6441], Woodland 1986:824 [ref. 6299], Woodland 1990:47 [ref. 19220], Kuiter 1993:376 [ref. 23929], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:549 [ref. 27969], Fricke 1999:532 [ref. 24106], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:147 [ref. 26232], Heemstra et al. 2004:3330 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:409 [ref. 28072], Fricke et al. 2009:106 [ref. 30213], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1014 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:349 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:29 [ref. 36883], Psomadakis et al. 2020:556 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Siganus sutor (Valenciennes 1835). Siganidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Myanmar and Bali (Indonesia). Habitat: brackish, marine.