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seychellensis, Myripristis Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:172 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Seychelles, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-9518. Non-type material: MNHN 0000-7579 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:23 [ref. 20740] as holotype (9518) and paratype. •Synonym of Myripristis murdjan (Forsskål 1775) -- (Greenfield 1974:20 [ref. 7142]). •Valid as Myripristis seychellensis Cuvier 1829 -- (Randall & Heemstra 1986:424 [ref. 5707], Chen et al. 1990:256 [ref. 16678], Kotlyar 1996:88 [ref. 23292], Randall & Greenfield 1996:47 [ref. 22543], Kotlyar 1998:208 [ref. 24674], Fricke 1999:130 [ref. 24106], Fricke et al. 2009:33 [ref. 30213], Nair & Dineshkumar 2016:2 [ref. 35100], Fricke et al. 2018:113 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:18 [ref. 36883]). Current status: Valid as Myripristis seychellensis Cuvier 1829. Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Seychelles, Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Saint Brandon's Shoals, RĂ©union (western Mascarenes) and India. Habitat: marine.