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guttatus, Chaetodon Bloch [M. E.] 1787:55, Pl. 196 [Naturgeschichte der ausl√§ndischen Fische v. 3; ref. 468] East Indies, perhaps Indonesia. Syntypes: ZMB 8154 (1, right skin), ZMB 1688 (1), ZMB (at least 5, lost). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:138 [ref. 24282]. See Woodland 1990:96 [ref. 19220] for discussion of type specimen and type locality, but Paepke 1999:139 [ref. 24282] has different information. On p. 41 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 6 [ref. 21381]. •Valid as Siganus guttatus (Bloch 1787) -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:233 [ref. 6441], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:545 [ref. 25598], Woodland 1990:93 [ref. 19220], Kottelat et al. 1993:157 [ref. 23448], Krishnan & Mishra 1994:298 [ref. 24014], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:546 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:224 [ref. 23977], Myers 1999:267 [ref. 23965], Woodland in Randall & Lim 2000:641 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1316 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:122 [ref. 25868], Matsuura & Peristiwady in Matsuura & Peristiwady 2000:292 [ref. 27511] as guttaus [sic], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:162 [ref. 26232], Sakai et al. 2001:121 [ref. 25693], Woodland 2001:3637 [ref. 26300], Nakabo 2002:1316 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:62 [ref. 26830], Matsuura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:199 [ref. 27510], Adrim et al. 2004:126 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:601 [ref. 28239], Kimura in Kimura & Matsuura 2009:298 [ref. 31172], Itou et al. 2011:161 [ref. 32397], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1009 [ref. 31980], Woodland & Anderson 2014:131 [ref. 33339], Kottelat 2013:441 [ref. 32989], Yoshida et al. 2013:199 [ref. 34464], Motomura et al. 2017:202 [ref. 35490], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:272 [ref. 36460], Psomadakis et al. 2020:555 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Siganus guttatus (Bloch 1787). Siganidae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Myanmar, Andaman Islands and Indonesia east to West Papua (Indonesia), north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Habitat: brackish, marine.