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guoraca, Pristipoma Cuvier [G.] 1829:176 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Vizagapatam, India; Red Sea. Non-types: MNHN 0000-7692 (2) Malabar near Mahé. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1983:40 [ref. 21546] dated to 1830. Available from footnote 1: "Pr. guoraca, N., Russel., 132, ou Perca grunniens, Forsk., ou Anthias grunniens, Bl., Schn., 188." See also Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:256 [ref. 999]. Probably originally based on multiple species; neotype designation needed to restrict the species to current usage. •Valid as Pomadasys guoraca (Cuvier 1829) -- (Roux 1986:328 [ref. 6209], Randall 1995:211 [ref. 22896], Iwatsuki et al. 1999:84 [ref. 23960], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S109 [ref. 27377], Fricke et al. 2018:210 [ref. 35805]). •Synonym of Pomadasys grunniens (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Parenti 2019:169 [ref. 37021]). Current status: Synonym of Pomadasys grunniens (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Haemulidae: Haemulinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar east to Philippines [if valid]. Habitat: brackish, marine.