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ocellata, Perca Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766:483 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] Carolina [South Carolina, U.S.A.]. Syntypes: LS 106-107 (2, right half-skins). Type catalog: Wheeler 1985:61-62 [ref. 20705]. Type information: Goode & Bean 1885:202 [ref. 1841]. Based on 'Bass' in manuscript description, and 2 specimens sent by A. Garden [South Carolina]. •Valid as Sciaenops ocellatus (Linnaeus 1766) -- (Chao 1978:34 [ref. 6983] as ocellata, Lee et al. 1980:761 [ref. 22416], as ocellata, Robins & Ray 1986:188 [ref. 23100], Ramsey & Wakeman 1987:682 [ref. 22452], Boschung 1992:146 [ref. 23239], Mettee et al. 1996:741 [ref. 25836], Murdy et al. 1997:202 [ref. 23144], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:376 [ref. 24550], Fuller et al. 1999:409 [ref. 25838], Sasaki in Randall & Lim 2000:621 [ref. 25122], Chao 2003:1639 [ref. 27097], Nelson et al. 2004:148 [ref. 27807], Boschung & Mayden 2004:610 [ref. 27995], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:443 [ref. 28815], Fricke et al. 2009:67 [ref. 30213], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:361 [ref. 35886]). Current status: Valid as Sciaenops ocellatus (Linnaeus 1766). Sciaenidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; introduced in RĂ©union (Mascarenes). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.