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nufar, Dentex Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:240 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 6; ref. 996] Egypt, Red Sea; Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-9021 to 0000-9024 (1, 2, 2, 2); ZMB 1116 (4). Type catalog: Bauchot & Daget 1972:49 [ref. 20898]. •Synonym of Dentex canariensis Steindachner 1881 -- (Carpenter & Iwatsuki in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2585 [ref. 34618] by mistake?). •Valid as Cheimerius nufar (Valenciennes 1830) -- (Dor 1984:158 [ref. 29757], Smith & Smith 1986:583 [ref. 5710], Goren & Dor 1994:43 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:225 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:181 [ref. 23922], Fricke 1999:292 [ref. 24106], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S109 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:216 [ref. 28072], Fricke et al. 2009:65 [ref. 30213], Siddiqui at al. 2014:80 [ref. 33479], Tanaka & Iwatsuki 2015:203 [ref. 33947], Psomadakis et al. 2015:261 [ref. 34104], Fricke et al. 2018:219 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:101 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:113 [ref. 37020], Parenti 2019:58 [ref. 36892]). Current status: Valid as Cheimerius nufar (Valenciennes 1830). Sparidae. Distribution: Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa, South Africa (Cape Province northward), Persian Gulf, Madagascar and western Mascarenes (RĂ©union, Mauritius) east to Pakistan. Habitat: marine.