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africanus, Pagrus Akazaki [M.] 1962:166, 351, Fig. 35 [Studies on the spariform fishes; ref. 5771] Cape Blanc [Blanco], [Mauritania/Spanish Sahara], northwestern coast of Africa. Holotype: FAKU 33993. Paratypes: FAKU 33994 (1). •Valid as Pagrus africanus Akazaki 1962 -- (Bauchot & Hureau 1990:806 [ref. 18793], Wirtz et al. 2013:126 [ref. 32972], Carpenter & Iwatsuki in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2608 [ref. 34618], Parenti 2019:84 [ref. 36892]). Current status: Valid as Pagrus africanus Akazaki 1962. Sparidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to Angola. Habitat: brackish, marine.