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brownii, Vomer Cuvier [G.] 1816:318 [Le R├Ęgne Animal v. 2; ref. 993] Jamaica; New York, U.S.A. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-2923 (1) New York. Non-types (types of Smith-Vaniz et al.): MNHN 0000-2917 (1), 0000-2921 (1), 0000-2922 (1), 0000-2924 (2), 0000-2926 (1), 0000-2927 (3). Type catalog: Smith-Vaniz et al. 1979:31 [ref. 12247]. Apparently available as above from footnote as, "Vomer nob Brownii, Rhomboida, etc. Brown. Jam. p. 455, no. 1. Klein, Miss. iv, pl. xii, f. 1, ou Zeus setapinnis, Mitch. New-Yorck, i, I, 9." If not regarded as available as above then the species dates to Spix & Agassiz (ex Cuvier) 1831 with locality as Brazil [Spix & Agassiz mention Cuvier 1829]. Subsequently described in Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833:189, Pl. 256 [ref. 1002]. Lectotype designation (MNHN 2917) by Smith-Vaniz, Bauchot & Desoutter 1979:31 [ref. 12247] with species dating to Cuvier 1833; but if dated to 1816 or 1831 then this lectotype is not a type as Martinique is not an included locality. •Synonym of Vomer setapinnis (Mitchill 1815) -- (Hureau & Tortonese 1973:384 [ref. 7198]). •Synonym of Selene brownii Spix & Agassiz 1831 -- (Smith-Vaniz et al. 1979:31 [ref. 12247] but with invalid lectotype). •Synonym of Selene setapinnis (Mitchill 1815) -- (Smith 1986:425 [ref. 22186]). •Valid as Selene brownii (Cuvier 1816) -- (Reed et al. 2001:468 [ref. 26968], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1456 [ref. 27083], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:81 [ref. 27192] as browni, Nelson et al. 2004:141 [ref. 27807], Dennis et al. 2004:76 [ref. 31601], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:291 [ref. 28815], Springer & Smith-Vaniz 2008:31 [ref. 31826], Page et al. 2013:145 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:48 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Selene brownii (Cuvier 1816). Carangidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: brackish, marine.