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vivanus, Mesoprion Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:454 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; ref. 997] Martinique Island, West Indes. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-8308 (2). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1981:19 [ref. 21549]. A neotype, USNM 164632 from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, was selected by Rivas 1966:131 [ref. 23910] but syntypes are apparently available. •Valid as Lutjanus vivanus (Cuvier 1828) -- (Rivas 1966:130 [ref. 23910], Allen 1985:124 [ref. 6843], Robins & Ray 1986:168 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:138 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:354 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:146 [ref. 24474], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:254 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:161 [ref. 27754], Gasparini & Floeter 2001:1645 [ref. 25634], Camargo & Isaac 2001:142 [ref. 27639], Collette et al. 2003:110 [ref. 26784], Anderson 2003:1499 [ref. 27091], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:83 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:143 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:333 [ref. 28815], Moura & Lindeman 2007:38 [ref. 29018], Page et al. 2013:147 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:52 [ref. 33341], Pinheiro et al. 2015:19 [ref. 34324]). Current status: Valid as Lutjanus vivanus (Cuvier 1828). Lutjanidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.