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achirus, Pleuronectes Linnaeus [C.] 1758:268 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Suriname. No types known. See Ramos in Reis et al. 2003:667 [ref. 27061] for discussion of distribution. •Valid as Achirus achirus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:21 [ref. 9708], Cervigón 1992:438 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1996:15 [ref. 24489], Keith et al. 2000:248 [ref. 24547], Camargo & Isaac 2001:144 [ref. 27639], Munroe 2003:1929 [ref. 27118], Ramos in Reis et al. 2003:667 [ref. 27061], Ramos in Menezes et al. 2003:106 [ref. 27192], Dennis et al. 2004:84 [ref. 31601], Ramos et al. 2009:61 [ref. 30194], Marceniuk et al. 2017:42 [ref. 35324], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[25] [ref. 35679]). Current status: Valid as Achirus achirus (Linnaeus 1758). Achiridae. Distribution: Off South America; probably Venezuela to northeastern Brazil. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.