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Labrus gvaza Linnaeus, 1758   !
Ambiguous synonym for Mycteroperca phenax Linnaeus, 1758
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Labrus; Species: gvaza; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
questionable, original combination, misspelling
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
ex Loefling 1758 [1751-1756]. May also refer to Mycteroperca cidi Cervigón, 1966, or Mycteroperca interstitialis (Poey, 1860). It cannot be Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834). See Ref. 6512 for a detailed account (and Ref. 5222).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Name from Latin 'labrum' for lip, rim or edge; referring to the big lips of the fishes of the genus (from Ovid and Pliny according to Petrus Artedi).
Etymology of specific name : 
Most probably a misspelling of the specific epithet because based on Labrus guaza Loefling 1758:104 (type locality: Cumana, Venezuela) (see CofF).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
! - Marks misspellings of the species names that must not be used.

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