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dentatus, Mesoprion Duméril [A. H. A.] 1861:245 [Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 10 [for 1858]; ref. 1149] Gorée, Senegal. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-2737. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1981:15 [ref. 21549]. •Valid as Lutjanus dentatus (Duméril 1861) -- (Allen 1985:74 [ref. 6843], Allen 1986:323 [ref. 6208], Lloris & Rucabado 1990:775 [ref. 15959], Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:688 [ref. 21590], Afonso et al. 1999:85 [ref. 25466], Liu 2007:409 [ref. 30077], Wirtz et al. 2007:33 [ref. 30263], Carpenter in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2540 [ref. 34618], Freitas et al. 2018:76 [ref. 36259], Skelton 2019:228 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Lutjanus dentatus (Duméril 1861). Lutjanidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal south to Angola, including Cape Verde Islands. Habitat: brackish, marine.