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ronchus, Umbrina Valenciennes [A.] 1843:24 [Ichthyologie des ├«les Canaries v. 2 (pt 2); ref. 4502] Holotype (unique): MNHN A-5764 (dry). Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:20 [ref. 6382]. Neotype as BMNH 1964.12.30.1 was designated by Palmer 1966; holotype found after neotype was designated [technically the case should be submitted to the ICZN]. •Valid as Umbrina ronchus Valenciennes 1843 -- (Trewavas 1973:400-401 [ref. 7201], Trewavas 1977:281 [ref. 4459], Chao in Whitehead et al. 1986:873 [ref. 13676], Heemstra 1986:619 [ref. 5660], Chao & Trewavas 1990:825 [ref. 18934], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:165 [ref. 25472], Randall 1995:232 [ref. 22896], Sasaki 1996:84 [ref. 22156], Carpenter et al. 1997:191 [ref. 23922], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S110 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:272 [ref. 28072] with range change, Wirtz et al. 2013:127 [ref. 32972], Chao in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2653 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Umbrina ronchus Valenciennes 1843. Sciaenidae. Distribution: Southwestern Mediterranean Sea, eastern Atlantic: southern Portugal south to Angola, including Canary and Cape Verde islands. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.