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aya, Chaetodon Jordan [D. S.] 1886:225 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 9 (no. 565); ref. 14462] Snapper banks south of Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A. (stomach content). Holotype (unique): USNM 37747. •Valid as Chaetodon aya Jordan 1886 -- (Burgess 1978:327 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:161 [ref. 22764], Robins & Ray 1986:192 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:148 [ref. 23239], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:163 [ref. 27754]). •Valid as Prognathodes aya (Jordan 1886) -- (Burgess 2001:62 [ref. 25030], Burgess 2003:1671 [ref. 27101], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Nelson et al. 2004:149 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:470 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:154 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Prognathodes aya (Jordan 1886). Chaetodontidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.