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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]). Current status: Valid as Lutjanus madras (Valenciennes 1831). Lutjanidae: Lutjaninae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Seychelles 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.