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Species related to Pomacanthus asfur: [ 2 ] records


asfur, Chaetodon Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:61, xii [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] [Lohajæ] Al-Luhayya, Yemen, Red Sea. No types known. •Valid as Arusetta asfur (Forsskål 1775) -- (Dor 1984:169 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:48 [ref. 25356]). •Valid as Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål 1775) -- (Allen 1980:251 [ref. 22764], Randall 1995:254 [ref. 22896], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S112 [ref. 27377], Jawad et al. 2018:116 [ref. 36262], Golani & Fricke 2018:111 [ref. 36273], Zajonz et al. 2019:84 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål 1775). Pomacanthidae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Socotra. Habitat: marine.

caeruleus, Holacanthus Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:194 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Holotype: MNHN A-0615 (poor condition). Possible types: ZMB 1324-25 (6, 1). Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:141-142 [ref. 20718]. •Synonym of Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier 1831) -- (Dor 1984:171 [ref. 29757] as coeruleus, Allen 1980:251 [ref. 22764]). •Synonym of Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål 1775) -- (Randall 1988:3 [ref. 12862]). Current status: Synonym of Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål 1775). Pomacanthidae. Habitat: marine.