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brevirostris, Aprion Vaillant [L. L.] (ex Valenciennes) 1873:70 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (6th Série) v. 10; ref. 24189] Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-6788. Appeared as Aprion brevirostris Valenciennes in Guichenot 1863:24 [ref. 1943] as name only. Appeared in Vaillant 1873 first as Aprion brevirostris Val., and thereafter twice as Etelis brevirostris Val. •Synonym of Pristipomoides filamentosus (Valenciennes 1830) -- (Allen 1985:147 [ref. 6843], Fricke 1999:278 [ref. 24106]). Current status: Synonym of Pristipomoides filamentosus (Valenciennes 1830). Lutjanidae. Habitat: marine.