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kanagurta, Scomber Cuvier [G.] 1816:313 [Le Règne Animal v. 2; ref. 993] No locality stated [Vizagapatam, India]. No types known. Available as above based on footnote under Sc. [Scomber] ...autres espèces (1)" "(1)...--Aj. le kanagurta, Russ. Corom. 136 [= 1803:28, Pl. 136]." Also appeared in Cuvier 1829 as Canagurta, and in Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832:49 [ref. 1000]. Bauchot & Blanc 1961:374 [ref. 20733] and Blanc & Bauchot 1964:450-545, Figs. 24-26 [ref. 20804] list syntypes for Cuvier 1832:49, but Collette 1966:365 [ref. 14641] indicates that they are not types but he dates the species to Cuvier 1817 (= 1816). Lectotype selected by Fricke 1999:565 [ref. 24106] as the specimen in Russell's Pl. 136 (specimen not in existence). •Valid as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier 1816) -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:312 [ref. 19756], Kyushin et al. 1982:247 [ref. 19754], Collette & Nauen 1983:48 [ref. 5375], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:224 [ref. 6441], Dor 1984:263 [ref. 29757], Collette in Whitehead et al. 1986:988 [ref. 13676], Collette 1986:834 [ref. 5647], Allen & Swainston 1988:144 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:448 [ref. 15987], Krishnan & Mishra 1993:233 [ref. 24016], Krishnan & Mishra 1994:299 [ref. 24014], Goren & Dor 1994:70 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:374 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:509 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:232 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:158 [ref. 26476], Larson & Williams 1997:373 [ref. 23967], Carpenter et al. 1997:224 [ref. 23922], Randall et al. 1997:448 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:278 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:564 [ref. 24106], Mishra & Srinivasan 1999:252 [ref. 24754], Golani 1998:97 [ref. 27567], Mishra et al. 1999:89 [ref. 25315], Johnson 1999:751 [ref. 25471], Collette in Randall & Lim 2000:643 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1346 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:445 [ref. 25191], Bijukumar & Sushama 2000:187 [ref. 25703], Allen 2000:123 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:104 [ref. 26368], Collette 2001:3739 [ref. 26305] dated 1817, Collette et al. 2001:2 [ref. 25629], Hutchins 2001:45 [ref. 25847], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:178 [ref. 26753], Nakabo 2002:1346 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:63 [ref. 26830] dated 1817. Collette 2003:6 [ref. 27312], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S121 [ref. 27377] dated 1817, Matsuura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:211 [ref. 27510] dated 1817, Randall et al. 2004:30 [ref. 27624], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:45 [ref. 27712], Adrim et al. 2004:127 [ref. 27715], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:416 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:611 [ref. 28239], Randall et al. 2005:131 [ref. 28745], Bray et al. 2006:1773 [ref. 29091], Fricke et al. 2009:112 [ref. 30213], Kimura 2009:312 [ref. 30426], Motomura et al. 2010:230 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1041 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:218 [ref. 32988], Yoshida et al. 2013:204 [ref. 34464], Bogorodsky et al. 2014:430 [ref. 33460], Fricke et al. 2014:187 [ref. 33932], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2015:87 [ref. 34319], Psomadakis et al. 2015:315 [ref. 34104], Muto et al. 2016:[1] [ref. 35081], Motomura et al. 2017:214 [ref. 35490], Ali et al. 2018:340 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:362 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:170 [ref. 36273], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2018:277 [ref. 36460], Zajonz et al. 2019:100 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier 1816). Scombridae: Scombrinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Socotra, Madagascar, western Mascarenes and Persian Gulf east to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to northwestern Australia and New Caledonia; Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant). Habitat: marine.