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maroccanus, Dentex Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:234 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 6; ref. 996] Coast of Africa near Morocco. Holotype (unique): ZMB 8597. Type catalog: Bauchot & Daget 1972:66 [ref. 20898], Paepke 1999:142 [ref. 24282]. •Valid as Dentex maroccanus Valenciennes 1830 -- (Tortonese 1973:408 [ref. 7192], Bauchot & Hureau in Whitehead et al. 1986:889 [ref. 13676], Bauchot & Hureau 1990:795 [ref. 18793], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:91 [ref. 26753], Golani 2005:42 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:87 [ref. 29533], Carpenter & Iwatsuki in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2590 [ref. 34618], Carneiro et al. 2019:265 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:97 [ref. 36864], Parenti 2019:61 [ref. 36892], Bariche & Fricke 2020:90 [ref. 37515], Golani 2021:54 [ref. 38303]). Current status: Valid as Dentex maroccanus Valenciennes 1830. Sparidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: Bay of Biscay (strays to North Sea) south to Gulf of Guinea. Habitat: marine.