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ghanam, Sciaena Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:50, xii [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea; [Lohajæ] Al-Luhayya, Yemen, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): ZMUC P4782 (dry skin). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:64 [ref. 9588]. Syntype figured (as holotype) in Klausewitz & Nielsen 1965:Pl. 17 [ref. 20847]. •Valid as Scolopsis ghanam (Forsskål 1775) -- (Dor 1984:145 [ref. 29757], Russell 1986:601 [ref. 5708], Russell 1990:111 [ref. 19228], Goren & Dor 1994:40 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:217 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:187 [ref. 23922], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S110 [ref. 27377], Bogorodsky et al. 2014:426 [ref. 33460], Psomadakis et al. 2015:271 [ref. 34104], Ali et al. 2018:330 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:212 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:95 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:91 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:80 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Scolopsis ghanam (Forsskål 1775). Nemipteridae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa, Socotra, Persian Gulf and Madagascar east to Andaman Islands. Habitat: marine.