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Brevoortia Gill [T. N.] 1861:37 Fem. Brevoortia menhaden of Gill 1861 (= Clupea menhaden Mitchill 1814). Type by original designation (also monotypic). Brevoortia menhaden Gill is a new combination, Clupea menhaden Mitchill is the senior objective synonym and valid type species. •Valid as Brevoortia Gill 1861 -- (Grande 1985:249 [ref. 6466], Whitehead 1985:210 [ref. 5141], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:106 [ref. 24550], Munroe & Nizinski 2003:806 [ref. 26997]). Current status: Valid as Brevoortia Gill 1861. Clupeidae.