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Species in the family or subfamily Latidae: [ 29 ] records


albertianus, Lates Worthington [E. B.] 1929:437, Figs. 8-9 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt 3; ref. 16064] Lake Albert [Lake Albert Nyanza]. Syntypes: (50) BMNH 1904.1.19.20 (1), 1929.4.16.31-37 (7), 1929.1.24.345-346 (3, ? now 2). See Harrison 1991 [ref. 20142]. •Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Daget 1986:294 [ref. 6203], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721]). Current status: Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater.

angustifrons, Lates Boulenger [G. A.] 1906:555, Pl. 35 (fig. 1) [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 6, no. 1); ref. 573] Niamkolo, Zambia, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1906.9.8.92. •Valid as Lates angustifrons Boulenger 1906 -- (Greenwood 1976:78 [ref. 14198], Daget 1986:295 [ref. 6203], Kinoshita & Tshibangu 1997:89 [ref. 23510], Fuller et al. 1999:342 [ref. 25838], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721], De Vos et al. 2001:130 [ref. 26059]). Current status: Valid as Lates angustifrons Boulenger 1906. Latidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

brevior, Luciolates Boulenger [G. A.] 1914:443 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 3 (pt 3); ref. 583] Kilewa Bay, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): MRAC 14345. •Synonym of Lates stappersii (Boulenger 1914) -- (Daget 1986:296 [ref. 6203]). Current status: Synonym of Lates stappersii (Boulenger 1914). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater.

calcar, Perca Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:89 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Japan [now is Pattukottai (10.4°N, 79.3°E), Tamil Nadu, India]. Lectotype: ZMB 13652 (right skin). Paralectotypes: ZMB 8735 (1, right skin). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:58 [ref. 24282]. Unjustified emendation of Holocentrus calcarifer Bloch 1790. •Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Paepke 1999:58 [ref. 24282], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

calcarifer, Holocentrus Bloch [M. E.] 1790:100, Pl. 244 [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 4; ref. 469] Pattukottai (10.4°N, 79.3°E), Tamil Nadu, India. Holotype (?): ZMB 8735 (right skin) [or 13652]. Non-types: ZMB 13652 (right skin) Type catalog: Paepke 1999:58 [ref. 24282]. On p. 80 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 7 [ref. 21381]. Renamed calcar by Bloch & Schneider 1801:89 [ref. 471]. Lectotype selected by Paepke 1999:58 [ref. 24282], but disputed by Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:8-9 [ref. 31984] . For extensive comments on possible types and the type locality see Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:8-9 [ref. 31984]. •Valid as Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Greenwood 1976:77 [ref. 14198], Roberts 1978:55 [ref. 8886], Yu & Zhou in Kuang et al. 1986:223 [ref. 26639], Allen & Swainston 1988:62 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:482 [ref. 12442], Ataur Rahman 1989:337 [ref. 24860], Larson & Martin 1990:42 [ref. 16606], Allen 1991:112 [ref. 21090], Pethiyagoda 1991:208 [ref. 20075], Kottelat et al. 1993:103 [ref. 23448], Zhu 1995:206 [ref. 25213] as calcarrifer, Kohno et al. 1996 [ref. 22268], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:216 [ref. 27969], Rainboth 1996:183 [ref. 22772], Larson & Williams 1997:354 [ref. 23967], Allen 1997:98 [ref. 23977], Larson 1999:2431 [ref. 24811], Mishra et al. 1999:85 [ref. 25315], Pusey et al. 2000:72 [ref. 24466], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:608 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:72 [ref. 25480], Bijukumar & Sushama 2000:185 [ref. 25703], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:98 [ref. 26368], Allen et al. 2000:96 [ref. 27467], Hutchins 2001:29 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2002:191 [ref. 25930], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S103 [ref. 27377], Khan 2003:8 [ref. 27710], Ataur Rahman 2003:367 [ref. 31338], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721], Morgan et al. 2004:151 [ref. 27718], Allen et al. 2006:967 [ref. 29081], Allen et al. 2008:117 [ref. 30265], Morgan et al. 2011:21 [ref. 31262], Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:1 [ref. 31984], Hammer et al. 2012:67 [ref. 32389], Larson et al. 2013:93 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989], Yoshida et al. 2013:95 [ref. 34464], Morgan et al. 2014:18 [ref. 36567], Psomadakis et al. 2015:193 [ref. 34104], Pusey et al. 2017:55 [ref. 35250], Motomura et al. 2017:77 [ref. 35490], Matsunuma in Kimura et al. 2018:96 [ref. 36460], Suresh et al. 2018:182 [ref. 36495], Eagderi et al. 2019:75 [ref. 37020], Psomadakis et al. 2020:379 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to northern Vietnam and southern China, south to Pilbara (Western Australia) and northern Queensland (Australia); mostly in brackish and fresh water. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

cavifrons, Pseudolates Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877:262, Pl. 3 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 1 (pts 3-4); ref. 101] Torres Strait or the coast of New Guinea, exact locality not known. Holotype (unique): (apparently lost). Type catalog: Stanbury 1969:206 [ref. 19518] but with wrong date [applies to all species in ref. 101]; paratype not mentioned in original description. See See Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:11 [ref. 31984] for type information. •Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:482 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:967 [ref. 29081], Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:11[ref. 31984], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

chinensis, Cnidon Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849:21 [Horae Ichthyologicae No. 3; ref. 3073] Manila, Philippines. Non-types: ZMB 35 (1) Manila. •Synonym of Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier 1828) -- (Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier 1828). Latidae.

darwiniensis, Lates Macleay [W.] 1878:345 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 2 (pt 4); ref. 17573] Port Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.16319-001 [ex MAMU F442(b)]. Type catalog: Stanbury 1969:206 [ref. 19518]. •Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:482 [ref. 12442], Larson & Williams 1997:354 [ref. 23967], Allen et al. 2006:967 [ref. 29081], Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:11 [ref. 31984], Larson et al. 2013:93 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

datnioides, Psammoperca Richardson [J.] 1848:116, Pl. 57 (figs. 1-2) [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Bullocky Point Reef, Darwin Harbour (Vestey's Beach boat ramp), Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Neotype: NTM S.16708-077. Neotype designated by Iwatsuki et al. 2018:470 [ref. 35867]. •Synonym of Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier 1828) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:483 [ref. 12442], Allen et al. 2006:968 [ref. 29081], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). •Valid as Psammoperca datnioides Richardson 1848 -- (Iwatsuki et al. 2018:470 [ref. 35867], Hoschke et al. 2019:156 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Psammoperca datnioides Richardson 1848. Latidae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland (Australia). Habitat: brackish, marine.

heptadactylus, Holocentrus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802:344, 389 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 4; ref. 4929] No locality. Lectotype: MNHN A-7330 (dry). Paralectotypes: MNHN A-5739 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:72 [ref. 12478] with types also same as for Lates nobilis Cuvier 1829. Lectotype selected by Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:10 [ref. 31984]. •Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:10 [ref. 31984], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae.

japonicus, Lates Katayama [M.] & Taki [Y.] 1984:364, Fig. 2 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 30 (no. 4); ref. 17433] Urado Bay, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Holotype: NSMT-P 21751. Paratypes: NSMT-P 21752-54 (3). Not treated by Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721]. •Valid as Lates japonicus Katayama & Taki 1984 -- (Katayama in Masuda et al. 1984:122 [ref. 6441], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:481 [ref. 25598], Nakabo 2000:679 [ref. 25086], Matsuura et al. 2000:211 [ref. 26000], Sakai et al. 2001:93 [ref. 25693], Nakabo 2002:679 [ref. 26001], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721], Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:1 [ref. 31984]). Current status: Valid as Lates japonicus Katayama & Taki 1984. Latidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: Japan. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

lakdiva, Lates Pethiyagoda [R.] & Gill [A. C.] 2012:4, Fig. 2 [Zootaxa No. 3314; ref. 31984] St.John's Fish Market, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Holotype: AMS I.37516-001. Paratypes: AMS I.37516-001 (2). Name used as a substantive in apposition. •Valid as Lates lakdiva Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012. Current status: Valid as Lates lakdiva Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012. Latidae. Distribution: Sri Lanka [assumed freshwater and brackish water]. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

latus, Perca Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809:[276], Pl. 9 (fig. 1) [Poissons du Nil v. 1 (part 1); ref. 4182] Nile River. No types known. Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:99-100 [ref. 12478]. The page number is from a different edition. •Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater.

longispinis, Lates niloticus Worthington [E. B.] 1932:134 [The Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology v. 38 (no. 258); ref. 16405] Lake Rudolf [Lake Turkana], Kenya. Syntypes: (6) BMNH 1932.6.13.102-106 (5, ?now 4). See Harrison 1991 [ref. 20142]. •Valid as Lates longispinis Worthington 1932 -- (Greenwood 1976:77 [ref. 14198], Daget 1986:295 [ref. 6203], Seegers et al. 2003:42 [ref. 28087] dated to 1929, Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721]). Current status: Valid as Lates longispinis Worthington 1932. Latidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Rudolf. Habitat: freshwater.

macrolepidota, Lates niloticus var. Pellegrin [J.] 1922:76 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 47; ref. 5028] Oubanghi River at Bangui, French Congo. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1921-0444. Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:73 [ref. 12478]. •Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Daget 1986:294 [ref. 6203]). Current status: Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater.

macrophthalmus, Lates Worthington [E. B.] 1929:436, Fig. 7 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt 3; ref. 16064] Lake Albert [Lake Albert Nyanza], depth 20-40 meters. Lectotype: BMNH 1929.1.24.340. Paralectotypes: (15) BMNH 1929.1.24.341-344 (10), 1929.4.16.38 (1), 1929.4.16.39-41 (3). Lectotype selected by Holden 1967:335 [ref. 20564]. See Harrison 1991 [ref. 20142]. •Valid as Lates macrophthalmus Worthington 1929 -- (Greenwood 1976:77 [ref. 14198], Daget 1986:295 [ref. 6203], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721]). Current status: Valid as Lates macrophthalmus Worthington 1929. Latidae. Distribution: Lake Albert, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

macroptera, Psammoperca Günther [A.] 1859:69 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] [Orig. Victoria] Port Essington, Northern Territory, Australia. Shark Bay, Western Australia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1858.12.27.34 (skin). Not treated by Otero 2004 [ref. ] •Mention as Psammoperca macroptera Günther 1859 -- (Greenwood 1976:77 [ref. 14198]). •Valid as Hypopterus macropterus (Günther 1859) -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:62 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:482 [ref. 12442], Allen 1997:98 [ref. 23977], Hutchins 2001:29 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:967 [ref. 29081], Larson et al. 2013:93 [ref. 32988], Iwatsuki et al. 2018:476 [ref. 35867]). Current status: Valid as Hypopterus macropterus (Günther 1859). Latidae. Distribution: Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

mariae, Lates Steindachner [F.] 1909:399 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 46 (no. 24) (for 18 Nov. 1909); ref. 18811] Lake Tanganyika. Holotype (unique): NMW (not found). •Valid as Lates mariae Steindachner 1909 -- (Greenwood 1976:78 [ref. 14198], Daget 1986:296 [ref. 6203], Kinoshita & Tshibangu 1997:89 [ref. 23510], Fuller et al. 1999:342 [ref. 25838], De Vos et al. 2001:130 [ref. 26059], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721], Kullander & Roberts 2012:369 [ref. 31751]). Current status: Valid as Lates mariae Steindachner 1909. Latidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika and Lukuga River, eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

maxima, Perca Sonnerat [P.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:96 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; ref. 997] Name associated with specimen described by Cuvier under the name Lates nobilis. Not available, considered a name in synonymy; from Pondicherry, India. •In the synonymy of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:11 [ref. 31984] based on status of nobilis). Current status: Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae.

microlepis, Lates Boulenger [G. A.] 1898:494 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1898 (pt 3); ref. 20658] Kinyamkolo, Lake Tanganyika. Syntypes: BMNH 1898.9.9.1-2 (2). Appeared first as above, then in more detail in Boulenger 1898:6, Pl. 1 (fig. 1) [ref. 547]. •Valid as Lates microlepis Boulenger 1898 -- (Greenwood 1976:78 [ref. 14198], Daget 1986:296 [ref. 6203], Kinoshita & Tshibangu 1997:89 [ref. 23510], De Vos et al. 2001:130 [ref. 26059], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721]). Current status: Valid as Lates microlepis Boulenger 1898. Latidae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika and Lukuga River. Habitat: freshwater.

niloticus, Labrus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:286 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Egypt. No types known. See Harrison 1991 [ref. 20142]. •Valid as Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Greenwood 1976:77 [ref. 14198], Daget 1986:293 [ref. 6203] but with original genus as Perca, Lévêque et al. 1989:121 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:304 [ref. 26478], Paugy et al. 1990:342 [ref. 26477], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:662 [ref. 21590], Evseenko 1996:727 [ref. 24666], Fuller et al. 1999:343 [ref. 25838], Dankwa et al. 1999:44 [ref. 28023], Seegers et al. 2003:42 [ref. 28087], Otero 2004:86 [ref. 27721], Liu 2007:405 [ref. 30077], Neumann et al. 2016:307 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Latidae. Distribution: Africa; introduced in eastern African lakes. Habitat: freshwater.

nobilis, Lates Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:96, Pl. 13 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; ref. 997] Pondicherry, India. Lectotype: MNHN A-7330 (dry). Paralectotypes: MHNG 148.01 (1); MNHN A-6892 (1, dry), A-5739 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:73 [ref. 12478], Weber 1998:13 [ref. 23532]. Lectotype selected by Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:11 [ref. 31984]. •Objective synonym of Lates heptadactylus (Lacepède 1802) and synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:2 [ref. 31984]. Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater.

ploteus, Polynemus O'Reilly [E.] 1842:450 [Calcutta Journal of Natural History v. 2; ref. 20264] Regarded as not available, no distinguishing features; identified as "Cois vacti" by McClelland in comments following O'Reilly's paper (McClelland 1842:454 [ref. 21850]). Latidae.

rudolfianus, Lates niloticus Worthington [E. B.] 1932:133 [The Journal of the Linnean Society of London. Zoology v. 38 (no. 258); ref. 16405] Lake Rudolf [Lake Turkana], Kenya. Syntypes: BMNH 1930.6.13.107-112 (7, ?now 5), plus 34 specimens not preserved. See Harrison 1991 [ref. 20142]. •Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Daget 1986:294 [ref. 6203]). Current status: Synonym of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Latidae. Habitat: freshwater.

stappersii, Luciolates Boulenger [G. A.] 1914:442 [Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 3 (pt 3); ref. 583] Kilewa Bay, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Tanganyika. Syntypes: (3) BMNH 1920.5.25.96 (1), MRAC 14225-26 (1, 1). •Valid as Lates stappersii (Boulenger 1914) -- (Greenwood 1976:78 [ref. 14198], Daget 1986:296 [ref. 6203], Kinoshita & Tshibangu 1997:89 [ref. 23510]). Current status: Valid as Lates stappersii (Boulenger 1914). Latidae. Distribution: Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.

uwisara, Lates Pethiyagoda [R.] & Gill [A. C.] 2012:6, Fig. 3 [Zootaxa No. 3314; ref. 31984] Myanmar, "river estuaries between Yangon and Sittang". Holotype: CSIRO H.6316-10 [ex ANFC]. Paratypes: CSIRO [ex ANFC] H.6316-09 (1), 6316-11 (1), 6316-12 (1). Plus non-type material (p. 7). Name is a patronym and formed as a substantive in apposition. •Valid as Lates uwisara Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012. Current status: Valid as Lates uwisara Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012. Latidae. Distribution: South Asia: Myanmar. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.

vacti, Coius Hamilton [F.] 1822:86, 369, Pl. 16 (fig. 28) [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; ref. 2031] Ganges River, Bengal, India. No types known. Hamilton's original illustration reproduced by Britz 2019:Pl. 51 [ref. 37532]. •In family Centropomidae -- (Kottelat 2000:91 [ref. 25865]). •Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790) -- (Ataur Rahman 2003:367 [ref. 31338], Pethiyagoda & Gill 2012:10 [ref. 31984], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Lates calcarifer (Bloch 1790). Latidae.

vaigiensis, Psammoperca Boulenger [G. A.] 1895:365 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum 2nd edition v. 1; ref. 537] Unjustified emendation of Labrax waigiensis Cuvier 1828. •Synonym of Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier 1828). Current status: Synonym of Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier 1828). Latidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

waigiensis, Labrax Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:83 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; ref. 997] Waigeo, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-0564. Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:72 [ref. 12478]. •Valid as Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier 1828) -- (Greenwood 1976:77 [ref. 14198], Katayama in Masuda et al. 1984:123 [ref. 6441], Allen & Swainston 1988:62 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:483 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:88 [ref. 15987], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:219 [ref. 27969], Rainboth 1996:183 [ref. 22772], Larson & Williams 1997:354 [ref. 23967], Allen 1997:98 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:39 [ref. 26476], Kuiter 1997:124 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:88 [ref. 25919], Larson 1999:2430 [ref. 24811] as vaigiensis, Johnson 1999:729 [ref. 25471], Nakabo 2000:679 [ref. 25086], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:608 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:72 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:97 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:98 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:29 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:679 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:30 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S103 [ref. 27377], Kimura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:43 [ref. 27510], Otero 2004:85 [ref. 27721], Allen et al. 2006:968 [ref. 29081], Allen & Erdmann 2012:259 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:323 [ref. 32989], Nakae in Kimura et al. 2015:36 [ref. 34319], Motomura et al. 2017:77 [ref. 35490], Iwatsuki et al. 2018:471 [ref. 35867], Fricke et al. 2019:109 [ref. 36673], Psomadakis et al. 2020:379 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Psammoperca waigiensis (Cuvier 1828). Latidae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia east to New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Habitat: brackish, marine.