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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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armatus, Serranus Castelnau [F. L.] 1875:7 [Official Record, containing Introduction, Catalogues, Official Awards of the Commissioners, Report and Recommendations of the Experts, and Essays and Statistics on the Social and Economic Resources of the Colony of Victoria.; ref. 768] Swan River, Western Australia. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:45 [ref. 19232]. Originally as Serranus? armatus. •Valid as Epinephelides armatus (Castelnau 1875) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:505 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:533 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:106 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:262 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:29 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:985 [ref. 29078], Roberts & Gomon 2008:540 [ref. 30641], Anderson 2018:13 [ref. 36146], Hoschke et al. 2019:155 [ref. 36626], Parenti & Randall 2020:12 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Epinephelides armatus (Castelnau 1875). Serranidae: Anthiadinae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean: Western Australia endemic. Habitat: brackish, marine.