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compressus, Engraulis Girard [C. F.] 1858:336 [General report upon zoology of the several Pacific railroad routes, 1857; ref. 4911] San Diego, California, U.S.A. Syntypes: ?RMNH 6262 [ex U.S. Fish. Comm.] (1), ?RMNH 11525 [ex USNM] (1), USNM 948 (5). •Valid as Anchoa compressa (Girard 1858) -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:74 [ref. 9277], Whitehead et al. 1988:345 [ref. 5725], Swift et al. 1993:131 [ref. 22379], Whitehead & Rodriguez-Sánchez in Fischer et al. 1995:1073 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:131 [ref. 24545], Ruiz-Campos et al. 2000:68 [ref. 24940], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Mundy 2005:147 [ref. 28379], Page et al. 2013:66 [ref. 32708], Kells et al. 2016:90 [ref. 35888]). Current status: Valid as Anchoa compressa (Girard 1858). Engraulidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: central California to southern Baja California. Habitat: brackish, marine.