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curvidens, Gymnocrotaphus Günther [A.] 1859:432 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH (stuffed). Also listed was Plate XXII, but on preface p. vi it is stated, "The Plates referred to, and executed by Mr. Ford, will be published as a separate volume." •Valid as Gymnocrotaphus curvidens Günther 1859 -- (Smith & Smith 1986:586 [ref. 5710], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:225 [ref. 28072], Parenti 2019:51 [ref. 36892]). Current status: Valid as Gymnocrotaphus curvidens Günther 1859. Sparidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Cape of Hope to Durban (South Africa) Habitat: marine.