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ehrenbergii, Platax Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:221 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Al-Luhayya, Yemen, Red Sea; Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea; Malacca, Malaysia, eastern Indian Ocean; Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN A-0175 (1) Massawa [Bauchot's holotype], A-0176 (1) Mauritius, A-0186 (1) no locality, A-3835 (1) Red Sea. Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:158-159 [ref. 20718] as holotype and paratypes, Bauchot & Daget 1996:243 [ref. 22899]. •Synonym of Platax orbicularis (Forsskål 1775) -- (Dor 1984:168 [ref. 29757], Kishimoto et al. 1988:26 [ref. 13446], Fricke 1999:528 [ref. 24106], Kottelat 2013:437 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Platax orbicularis (Forssk√•l 1775). Ephippidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.


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