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boyeri, Atherina Risso [A.] 1810:338, Pl. 10 (fig. 38) [Ichthyologie de Nice; ref. 3755] Dept. du Var, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Lectotype: MNHN A-4342 (70.6 mm SL). Paralectotypes: MNHN A-4342 (now 1, poor condition), MNHN B-860 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1945:376 [ref. 21554], Blanc & Hureau 1971:703 [ref. 21541]. Spelled boieri in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835:xxiij, 432, Pl. 303 [ref. 1004]. Recognition of subspecies still in doubt; see Miller 2003:53-55 [ref. 27342]. Lectotype selected by Kottelat & Freyhof 2009:83 [ref. 30320]. •Valid as Atherina boyeri Risso 1810 -- (Kiener & Spillmann 1973:576 [ref. 7217], Quignard & Pras in Whitehead et al. 1986:1208 [ref. 13677], Maugé 1986:277 [ref. 6218], Maugé 1990:604 [ref. 17126], Trabelsi et al. 1994:457 [ref. 22324], Vasil'eva 1994: 618 [ref. 32016], Coad 1995:26 [ref. 23608], Bianco et al. 1996:56 [ref. 26724], Vasil'eva 1996: 203 [ref. 32017], Kottelat 1997:158 [ref. 22952], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:746 [ref. 24702], Sokolov 1998:108 [ref. 23571], Coad 1998:103 [ref. 23869], Azeroual et al. 2000:20 [ref. 25366], Trabelsi et al. 2000:77 [ref. 25538], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:57 [ref. 26753], Miller 2003:47 [ref. 27342] in subgenus Hepsetia, Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:175 [ref. 28183], Fricke et al. 2007:68 [ref. 29533], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:470 [ref. 29996], Vasil'eva 2007:65 [ref. 30517], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:33 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:192 [ref. 33547], Barbieri et al. 2015:89 [ref. 35029], Çiçek et al. 2015:150 [ref. 35151], de Morais et al. 2016:2115 [ref. 34600], Vasil'eva 2017:799 [ref. 35714], Artüz & Fricke 2019:554 [ref. 36612], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:94 [ref. 36864], Özuluğ & Saç 2019:24 [ref. 36599]). Current status: Valid as Atherina boyeri Risso 1810. Atherinidae: Atherininae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea, Sea of Marmara, Black Sea, Sea of Azov, eastern Atlantic: southern North Sea to Mauritania including Canary Islands; introduced into lakes in Turkey. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.