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fuscus, Apsilus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:549, Pl. 168 bis [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 6; ref. 996] Porto Praya, Cape Verde Islands. Lectotype: MNHN 0000-2978. Paralectotypes: A-7697 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1981:5 [ref. 21549] with MNHN 2978 as holotype. Lectotype designated by Eschmeyer 1998:620 [ref. 23416]. A note in v. 6 indicates that Pl. 168 bis (and others) will accompany v. 7. •Valid as Apsilus fuscus Valenciennes 1830 -- (Allen 1985:22 [ref. 6843], Anderson 1987:16 [ref. 13770], Lloris & Rucabado 1990:773 [ref. 15959], Goren & Dor 1994:36 [ref. 25356], Afonso et al. 1999:74 [ref. 25466], Wirtz et al. 2007:33 [ref. 30263], Wirtz et al. 2013:124 [ref. 32972], Carpenter in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2538 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Apsilus fuscus Valenciennes 1830. Lutjanidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Namibia, Cape Verde Islands. Habitat: marine.