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gaterina, Sciaena Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:50, xii [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea. Lectotype: ZMUC P48212 (dry skin). Paralectotypes: ZMUC P48213 (dry skin, head missing). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:65 [ref. 9588]. Types figured in Klausewitz & Nielsen 1965:Pl. 18 [ref. 20847]. Lectotype selected by Klausewitz & Nielsen 1965:20 [ref. 20847]. •Valid as Plectorhynchus gaterinus (Forsskål 1775) -- (Dor 1984:149 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Plectorhinchus gaterinus (Forsskål 1775) -- (Smith & McKay 1986:566 [ref. 5716], Goren & Dor 1994:41 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:209 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:177 [ref. 23922], Fricke 1999:287 [ref. 24106], Satapoomin & Randall 2000:15 [ref. 25341], Randall & Johnson 2000:479 [ref. 25807], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S109 [ref. 27377], Fricke et al. 2009:64 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2013:260 [ref. 32706], Jawad et al. 2014:21 [ref. 33531], Psomadakis et al. 2015:254 [ref. 34104], Fricke et al. 2018:206 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:97 [ref. 36273], Arndt & Fricke 2019:18 [ref. 36883], Parenti 2019:180 [ref. 37021], Zajonz et al. 2019:79 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Plectorhinchus gaterinus (Forsskål 1775). Haemulidae: Plectorhinchinae. Distribution: Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa, Socotra, Gulf of Oman, Seychelles, Comoros, Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius (western Mascarenes, now extinct in Réunion). Habitat: brackish, marine.