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laevis, Labrus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801:431, 477, Pl. 23 (fig. 2) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 3; ref. 2710] Grand golfe de l'lnde [Indian Ocean]. No types known. Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:98 [ref. 19171], Bauchot et al. 1984:42 [ref. 19232]. Original spelling lævis. Based on a description and illustration in manuscript by Commerson (Philibert Commerson, 1727-1773, French explorer and naturalist). •Valid as Plectropomus laevis (Lacepède 1801) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:535 [ref. 5667], Randall & Hoese 1986:12 [ref. 6009], Paxton et al. 1989:499 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:26 [ref. 13251], Lee 1990:59 [ref. 19830], Randall et al. 1990:117 [ref. 15987], Randall & Heemstra 1991:292 [ref. 19601], Heemstra & Randall 1993:290 [ref. 21042], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:244 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:88 [ref. 23977], Machida et al. 1997:53 [ref. 25135], Kuiter 1997:106 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:117 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:116 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:204 [ref. 24106], Heemstra & Randall 1999:2532 [ref. 24815], Randall 1999:12 [ref. 25829], Nakabo 2000:709 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:610 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:190 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:75 [ref. 25480], Hutchins 2001:262 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:30 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:709 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:32 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:621 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:12 [ref. 27624], Heemstra et al. 2004:3319 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:165 [ref. 28239], Hoese et al. 2006:1021 [ref. 28999], Fricke et al. 2009:48 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:99 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:386 [ref. 31242], Craig et al. 2011:333 [ref. 31786], Allen & Erdmann 2012:282 [ref. 31980], Nair et al. 2013:3 [ref. 32542], Fricke et al. 2013:257 [ref. 32706], Fricke et al. 2014:64 [ref. 33932], Motomura et al. 2015:20 [ref. 34709], Koeda et al. 2016:28 [ref. 35333], Motomura et al. 2017:90 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:156 [ref. 35805], Ma & Craig 2018:456 [ref. 36100], Fricke et al. 2019:121 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Plectropomus laevis (Lacepède 1801). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Oeno (Pitcairn Group), north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, Queensland (Australia), New Caledonia and Rapa. Habitat: marine.