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melanotus, Pomacentrus Bleeker [P.] 1858:13 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Ne√™rlandicae v. 3 (art. 11); ref. 361] Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 27458 (114-mm spec. out of 5). Holotype is RMNH 6462 according to Allen et al. 2006:1456 [ref. 29090]. •Valid as Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker 1858) -- (Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:195 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:268 [ref. 15987], Allen 1991:244 [ref. 19344], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:469 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:162 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:254 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:268 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:182 [ref. 23965], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:626 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:942 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:109 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:37 [ref. 25847], Allen 2001:3344 [ref. 26132], Nakabo 2002:942 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:46 [ref. 26830], Adrim et al. 2004:123 [ref. 27715], Allen et al. 2006:1456 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:599 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:119 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker 1858). Pomacentridae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Great Barrier Reef to Yap. Habitat: marine.