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punctatum, Plectropoma Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824:318, Pl. 45 (fig. 1) [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 3574] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-7676. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:21 [ref. 19232]. •Valid as Plectropomus punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:535 [ref. 5667], Randall & Hoese 1986:26 [ref. 6009], Winterbottom et al. 1989:27 [ref. 13251], Randall & Heemstra 1991:297 [ref. 19601], Heemstra & Randall 1993:297 [ref. 21042], Randall 1995:138 [ref. 22896], Fricke 1999:205 [ref. 24106], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S104 [ref. 27377], Heemstra et al. 2004:3319 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:172 [ref. 28072], Craig et al. 2011:347 [ref. 31786], Fricke et al. 2013:257 [ref. 32706], Fricke et al. 2018:156 [ref. 35805], Ma & Craig 2018:456 [ref. 36100], Zajonz et al. 2019:71 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Plectropomus punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard 1824). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: East Africa, Socotra, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes), Oman, Yemen and Somalia, east to Chagos Archipelago. Habitat: marine.