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orcini, Brama Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:295 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Pris sous l'équateur, par 85° de longitude à l'orient de Paris [eastern Indian Ocean, ca. 0°N, 87°20'E]. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-0415. Type catalog: Bauchot 1970:32 [ref. 20740]. •Valid as Brama orcini Cuvier 1831 -- (Mead 1972:72 [ref. 6976], Mochizuki in Masuda et al. 1984:159 [ref. 6441], Smith 1986:634 [ref. 5712], Moteki et al. 1995:421 [ref. 21594], Anderson et al. 1998:24 [ref. 23611], Nakabo 2000:815 [ref. 25086], Last & Moteki 2001:2832 [ref. 26096], Nakabo 2002:815 [ref. 26001], Nelson et al. 2004:142 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:297 [ref. 28072], Mundy 2005:375 [ref. 28379], Bray et al. 2006:1185 [ref. 29088], Fricke et al. 2009:59 [ref. 30213], Page et al. 2013:146 [ref. 32708], Motomura et al. 2017:126 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:192 [ref. 35805], Psomadakis et al. 2020:443 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Brama orcini Cuvier 1831. Bramidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, Madagascar, Réunion (Mascarenes) and Chagos Archipelago east to Hawaiian Islands, and southern California (U.S.A.) to Mexico. Habitat: marine.