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prometheoides, Thyrsites Bleeker [P.] 1856:42 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Ne├¬rlandicae v. 1; ref. 311] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6033. Original as prometheo├»des. For information on holotype see Boeseman 1962:215 [ref. 20676]. •Synonym of Rexea solandri (Cuvier 1832) -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:249 [ref. 7348]). •Valid as Rexea prometheoides (Bleeker 1856) -- (Nakamura in Okamura et al. 1982:263, 389 [ref. 8256], Kyushin et al. 1982:243 [ref. 19754], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:226 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura et al. 1985:535, 701 [ref. 8056], Nakamura 1986:827 [ref. 5696], Pequeño 1989:67 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:228 [ref. 24556], Nakamura & Parin 1993:48 [ref. 21769], Roberts & Stewart 1997:138 [ref. 23233], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:643 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1341 [ref. 25182], Hutchins 2001:45 [ref. 25847], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3704 [ref. 26304], Shinohara et al. 2001:332 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1341 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:416, 671 [ref. 26218], Bray & Hoese 2006:1758 [ref. 29049], Fricke et al. 2009:111 [ref. 30213], Shinohara et al. 2011:54 [ref. 31715], Larson et al. 2013:215 [ref. 32988], Shinohara et al. 2014:272 [ref. 33330], Fricke et al. 2018:360 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Rexea prometheoides (Bleeker 1856). Gempylidae. Distribution: East Africa, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Fiji and Tuvalu, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.