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sexfilis, Polynemus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:515 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Lectotype: MNHN 0000-9731. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0000-9728 (1), A-3027 (1). Type catalog: Blanc & Hureau 1972:719 [ref. 21541]. Lectotype selected by Motomura et al. 2001:84 [ref. 25248]. •Synonym of Polydactylus sextarius (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Fricke 1999:306 [ref. 24106]). •Valid as Polydactylus sexfilis (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:122 [ref. 6441], Winterbottom et al. 1989:51 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:293 [ref. 15987], Mishra & Krishnan 1993:290 [ref. 23743], Randall et al. 1997:293 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:158 [ref. 23965], Randall 1999:16 [ref. 25829], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:622 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:968 [ref. 25182], Matsuura & Peristiwady in Matsuura & Peristiwady 2000:255 [ref. 27511], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:345 [ref. 25191], Motomura et al. 2000:115 [ref. 25299], Motomura et al. 2001:84 [ref. 25248], Motomura et al. 2001:1087 [ref. 25826], Feltes 2001:3111 [ref. 26107], Nakabo 2002:968 [ref. 26193], Motomura & Senou 2002:27 [ref. 26355], Motomura 2002:188 [ref. 26356], Motomura et al. 2002:276 [ref. 26389], Motomura et al. 2002:363 [ref. 26500], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S111 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:628 [ref. 27495], Ataur Rahman 2003:296 [ref. 31338], Motomura 2004:8 [ref. 27601], Randall et al. 2004:17 [ref. 27624], Motomura 2004:72 [ref. 27970], Motomura et al. 2005:5 [ref. 28177], Randall 2005:290 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:387 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:257 [ref. 30952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:502 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Polydactylus sexfilis (Valenciennes 1831). Polynemidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Seychelles and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia, Tonga and Rapa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.