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vomer, Zeus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:266 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] America (Jamaica; Brazil). Possible syntypes: NRM 17 (1), 117 (1). Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:241-243 [ref. 20707]. Based on the "Rhomboida alepidota argentea ..." of Browne 1756:455 [ref. 30188], which was based on the "Guaperva Brasiliensibus" of Willughby 1686:Pl. O1 (fig. 4) [ref. 30164], and on the "Zeus cauda bifurca" of Linnaeus 1754:67, Pl. 31 (fig. 9) [ref. 2787], which was based on the "Zeus cauda bifurca" of Artedi 1738a:50 [ref. 30578]; 1738b:78 [ref. 30349], the "Gallus marinus sive Faber indicus" of Willughby 1686:Appendix Pl. 7 [ref. 30164], and the "Abacatvaia" of Markgraf von Liebstad 1648:161, fig. [ref. 30347]. •Valid as Selene vomer (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:335 [ref. 14275], Smith 1986:426 [ref. 22186], Robins & Ray 1986:163 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:380 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:146 [ref. 14674], Boschung 1992:132 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:291 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:93 [ref. 24474], Murdy et al. 1997:161 [ref. 23144], Katsuragawa 1997:779 [ref. 23519], Aguilera 1998:49 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:283 [ref. 24550], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:243 [ref. 25013], Keith et al. 2000:102 [ref. 24547], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:160 [ref. 27754], Reed et al. 2001:468 [ref. 26968], Camargo & Isaac 2001:141 [ref. 27639], Klein-MacPhee in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:422 [ref. 26158], López et al. 2002:64 [ref. 26808], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1458 [ref. 27083], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:81 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:31 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:141 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:293 [ref. 28815], Springer & Smith-Vaniz 2008:31 [ref. 31826], Mabragaña et al. 2011:Table S2 [ref. 31800], Page et al. 2013:145 [ref. 32708], Catelani et al. 2014:932 [ref. 37496], Fabiano et al. 2014:9 [ref. 33530], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:48 [ref. 33341], Nión et al. 2016:48 [ref. 35565], Marceniuk et al. 2017:40 [ref. 35324], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:345 [ref. 36407], Spier et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:5 [ref. 36717]). Current status: Valid as Selene vomer (Linnaeus 1758). Carangidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Maine (U.S.A.) and Bermuda south to Mar Chiquita (Argentina), including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. IUCN (2015): LC. Habitat: brackish, marine.