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prionotus, Platycephalus Sauvage [H.-E.] 1873:57 [Nouvelles Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 9 (pt 2, Bulletin); ref. 18661] Red Sea? (is possibly Madagascar). Holotype (unique): MNHN A-2338. •Valid as Rogadius prionotus (Sauvage 1873) -- (Imamura 1996:216 [ref. 22700], Fricke 1999:171 [ref. 24106], Imamura 2007:303 [ref. 29242]). •Valid as Sorsogona prionota (Sauvage 1873) -- (Knapp 1979:50 [ref. 14196], Dor 1984:91 [ref. 29757], Knapp 1986:484 [ref. 5683], Golani & Ben-Tuvia 1990:59 [ref. 15617], Goren & Dor 1994:23 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:119 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:141 [ref. 23922], Golani 1998:97 [ref. 27567], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S103 [ref. 27377], Knapp & Heemstra 2011:75 [ref. 31327], Bogorodsky et al. 2014:415 [ref. 33460], Psomadakis et al. 2015:193 [ref. 34104], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[20] 258 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:59 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Sorsogona prionota (Sauvage 1873). Platycephalidae. Distribution: Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Pakistan; Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant). Habitat: marine.