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Labrus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Misapplied name for Epinephelus marginatus (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Labrus; Species: guaza; (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Most probably the correct spelling of the specific epithet. See comments under Labrus g*v*aza Linnaeus, 1758.
  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 : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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