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goreensis, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:511 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 6; ref. 996] GorĂ©e, Senegal. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-7323 (2), 0000-7324 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:29 [ref. 19232]. •Valid as Mycteroperca goreensis (Valenciennes 1830) -- (Ma & Craig 2018:456 [ref. 36100]). •Valid as Epinephelus goreensis (Valenciennes 1830) -- (Heemstra 1991:30 [ref. 19323], Smith 1990:699 [ref. 18227], Heemstra & Randall 1993:159 [ref. 21042], Afonso et al. 1999:72 [ref. 25466], Wirtz et al. 2007:30 [ref. 30263], Craig et al. 2011:146 [ref. 31786], Wirtz et al. 2013:123 [ref. 32972], Heemstra & Anderson in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2391 [ref. 34618], Carneiro et al. 2019:243 [ref. 37250], Parenti & Randall 2020:70 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Epinephelus goreensis (Valenciennes 1830). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Angola, including Cape Verde Islands and islands of the Gulf of Guinea; possibly regionally extinct in Portugal. Habitat: marine.