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vanicolensis, Pempheris Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:305 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Vanikoro Island, Santa Cruz Islands, southwestern Pacific. Syntypes: MNHN A-223 (now 1), A-0418 (now 1), B-2512 (1), B-2513 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:167 [ref. 20718]. •Valid as Pempheris vanicolensis Cuvier 1831 -- Some records to 1914 are misidetificationa. (Dor 1984:166 [ref. 29757], Winterbottom et al. 1989:41 [ref. 13251], Francis 1993:162 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:46 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:244 [ref. 22896], Kuiter 1997:196 [ref. 25488], Golani 1998:97 [ref. 27567], Fricke 1999:322 [ref. 24106], Mooi in Randall & Lim 2000:622 [ref. 25122], Allen 2000:105 [ref. 25868], Mooi 2001:3204 [ref. 26110], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:103 [ref. 26753], Allen & Adrim 2003:41 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S111 [ref. 27377], Adrim et al. 2004:122 [ref. 27715], Golani 2005:47 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:91 [ref. 29533], Imamura 2009:177 [ref. 30434], Koeda et al. 2010:78 [ref. 32428], Allen & Erdmann 2012:513 [ref. 31980], Koeda et al. 2013:231 [ref. 32431], Fricke et al. 2014:97 [ref. 33932], Randall et al. 2014:1 [ref. 33103], Koeda et al. 2014:315 [ref. 33297], Koeda et al. 2015:275 [ref. 35336], Koeda et al. 2016:50 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:230 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:178 [ref. 36673], Psomadakis et al. 2020:508 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Pempheris vanicolensis Cuvier 1831. Pempheridae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Maldives east to Samoa, north to Philippines and Ryukyu Islands (southern Japan), south to Lord Howe Island and New Caledonia; Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant). New locality [On ref. 33103]: west to Papua New Guinea, Raja Ampat Islands, Bali, Sumatra and Phuket (Thailand). Now Western Pacific and Andaman Islands [ref. 33297]. Habitat: marine.