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ambiguus, Mesoprion Poey [F.] 1860:152, Pls. 12 (fig. 4), 13 (fig. 18) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Cuba. Holotype: MCZ 9951. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:196 [ref. 22926] with holotype at MCZ. Published July 1860 •Valid as Lutjanus ambiguus (Poey 1860) -- (Allen 1985:54 [ref. 6843], Cervigón 1992:355 [ref. 23827]). •Intergeneric hybrid between Ocyurus chrysurus (Bloch 1791) and Lutjanus synagrus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Loftus 1992 [ref. 21221], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:318 [ref. 28815]). Hybrid. Current status: Uncertain as Lutjanus ambiguus (Poey 1860). Lutjanidae: Lutjaninae. Distribution: Western Atlantic [if valid]. Habitat: marine.


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