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asfur, Chaetodon Fabricius [J. C.] in Niebuhr (ex Forsskål) 1775:61, xii [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] [Lohajæ] Al-Luhayya, Yemen, Red Sea. No types known. Authorship according to Fricke 2008:45 [ref. 30182]. •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]). •Valid as Pomacanthus asfur (Fabricius 1775) -- (Fricke 2008:45 [ref. 30182]). Current status: Valid as Pomacanthus asfur (Fabricius 1775). Pomacanthidae. Distribution: Red Sea; northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Socotra. Habitat: marine.