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sebastoides, Serranus Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:3 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Algoa Bay, 33°58'54"S, 25°41'42"E, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Neotype: SAIAB 85233. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:48 [ref. 19232], Anderson 2018:6 [ref. 36146], Parenti & Randall 2020:7 [ref. 37354]. Original as sebastoïdes. Neotype selected by Heemstra 2010:64 [ref. 30720]; original 2 syntypes lost. •Valid as Acanthistius sebastoides (Castelnau 1861) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:510 [ref. 5667], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:155 [ref. 25472], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:159 [ref. 28072], Heemstra 2010:64 [ref. 30720], Anderson & Heemstra 2012:13 [ref. 31956], Anderson 2018:6 [ref. 36146], Parenti & Randall 2020:7 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Acanthistius sebastoides (Castelnau 1861). Serranidae: Anthiadinae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Namibia and South Africa, then north to Maputo (Mozambique). Habitat: marine.