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lima, Myripristis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:493 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-7586 (2). Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:22 [ref. 20740]. •Valid as Plectrypops lima (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Shimizu in Masuda et al. 1984:114 [ref. 6441], Randall & Heemstra 1986:426 [ref. 5707], Paxton et al. 1989:379 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:53 [ref. 14125], Winterbottom et al. 1989:17 [ref. 13251], Chen et al. 1990:259 [ref. 16678], Randall et al. 1990:64 [ref. 15987], Francis 1993:159 [ref. 25479], Allen & Robertson 1994:95 [ref. 22193], Kotlyar 1996:90 [ref. 23292], Allen 1997:68 [ref. 23977], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:274 [ref. 24023], Randall et al. 1997:64 [ref. 25919], Kotlyar 1998:210 [ref. 24674], Myers 1999:81 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:134 [ref. 24106], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2234 [ref. 24790], Randall 1999:9 [ref. 25829], Allen 2000:85 [ref. 37268], Nakabo 2000:493 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Randall & Earle 2000:9 [ref. 25806], Nakabo 2002:493 [ref. 26001], Myers & Donaldson 2003:616 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:9 [ref. 27624], Heemstra et al. 2004:3318 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:92 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:310 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:781 [ref. 29066], Randall 2007:150 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2011:373 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:173 [ref. 31980], Page et al. 2013:112 [ref. 32708], Fricke et al. 2014:42 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:5 [ref. 33988], Fourriére et al. 2016:443 [ref. 34668], Eguchi & Motomura 2016:81 [ref. 34690], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:608 [ref. 34923], Fricke et al. 2018:115 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Plectrypops lima (Valenciennes 1831). Holocentridae: Myripristinae. Distribution: Indo-Pacific: South Africa and East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Chagos Archipelago east to Cocos Island, Clipperton and Revillagigedo islands (eastern Pacific), north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to New Caledonia, Lord Howe Island, Tonga, and Rapa. Habitat: marine.