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madras, Mesoprion Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:446 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Mahé, Seychelles. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-8388. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1981:17 [ref. 21549]. Misspelled machas by Playfair 1868:849 [ref. 14049]. •Valid as Lutjanus madras (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Allen & Talbot 1985:55 [ref. 6491], Allen 1985:100 [ref. 6843], Iwatsuki et al. 1993:54 [ref. 22462], Allen 1997:124 [ref. 23977], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:618 [ref. 25122], Anderson & Allen 2001:2883 [ref. 26099], Allen & Adrim 2003:39 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S108 [ref. 27377], Iwatsuki & Satapoomin 2009:140 [ref. 31128], Allen & Erdmann 2012:451 [ref. 31980], Yoshida et al. 2013:131 [ref. 34464], Fricke et al. 2014:86 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2014:1 [ref. 35337], Iwatsuki et al. 2015:30 [ref. 34089], Psomadakis et al. 2020:452 [ref. 37272], Heemstra & Heemstra 2022:241 [ref. 39746]). Current status: Valid as Lutjanus madras (Valenciennes 1831). Lutjanidae: Lutjaninae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africva (Tanzania), Oman, Seychelles, Lakshadweep Islands (India) and Maldives east to Philippines and Solomon Islands. But now restricted to Zanzibar to southern India and Sri Lanka. Limited to Western Indian Ocean -- Iwatsuki et al. 2015:22 [ref. 34089]. Habitat: marine.


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