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ocellatum, Plectropoma Günther [A.] 1859:504 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Australian seas. Syntypes: (6) BMNH 1846.10.22.1 (right half skin), 1847.6.17.3 (right half skin), 1847.6.17.22 (right half skin), 1848.10.25.7 (1, stuffed), 1848.10.25.8 (right half skin). Type catalog: Anderson 2018:5 [ref. 36146]. Replacement name for Plectropoma cyanostigma Günther 1859, preoccupied by Plectropoma cyanostigma Bleeker 1845. •Valid as Acanthistius ocellatus (Günther 1859) but incertae sedis in Percoidei -- (Smith & Craig 2007:45 [ref. 29042], Hoese & Bray 2006:1032 [ref. 29000], Roberts & Gomon 2008:536 [ref. 30641], Heemstra 2010:60 [ref. 30720], Anderson 2018:5 [ref. 36146]). •Valid as Acanthistius ocellatus (Günther 1859) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:489 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:128 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:160 [ref. 25479], Gomon et al. 1994:528 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:102 [ref. 25488], Heemstra & Randall 1999:2469 [ref. 24815], Johnson 1999:729 [ref. 25471], Parenti & Randall 2020:6 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Acanthistius ocellatus (Günther 1859). Serranidae: Anthiadinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: New South Wales (Australia) and Lord Howe Island. Habitat: marine.