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vagus, Chrysophrys Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1852:681 [Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852; ref. 18539] Sena, Zambezi River, Mozambique, approximately 17°27'30"S, 35°01'55"E. Holotype (unique): ZMB 1087. Also in Peters 1868:11, Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [ref. 3440]. •Synonym of Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål 1775) -- (Smith & Smith 1986:581 [ref. 5710], Bauchot & Skelton 1986:331 [ref. 6210], Bray et al. 2006:1226 [ref. 29091], Iwatsuki et al. 2006:406 [ref. 29239], Kume & Yoshino 2008:53 [ref. 29572]). •Valid as Acanthpagrus vagus (Peters 1852) -- (Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:212 [ref. 28072], Iwatsuki & Heemstra 2010:130 [ref. 30738], Iwatsuki et al. 2010:115 [ref. 31106], Iwatsuki 2013:87 [ref. 32744], Parenti 2019:71 [ref. 36892]). Current status: Valid as Acanthopagrus vagus (Peters 1852). Sparidae. Distribution: Southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa and Mozambique. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.