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Labrus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Ambiguous synonym for Mycteroperca phenax Jordan & Swain, 1884

  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
Ambiguous synonym
  Status details  
questionable, original combination
  Status ref.  
Most probably the correct spelling of the specific epithet. See comments under Labrus g*v*aza Linnaeus, 1758.
  Etymology of generic noun  
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 epithet  
Most probably a misspelling of the specific epithet because based on Labrus guaza Loefling 1758:104 (type locality: Cumana, Venezuela) (see CofF).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
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