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knipowitschi, Caspialosa Iljin [B. S.] 1927:69 [Festschrift für Prof. N. M. Knipowitsch, 1885-1925.; ref. 15858] Southwestern Caspian Sea, Iran. Lectotype: ZIN 31892 (212 mm). Paralectotypes: (94) ZIN 31892 (3 of 4, with lectotype), 25602 (2). Lectotype perhaps established in Berg 1948:144, Fig. 89 [ref. 12882] but designated by Svetovidov 1952:238 [ref. 21481]. •Synonym of Caspialosa caspia (Eichwald 1838), but a valid subspecies -- (Berg 1948:143 [ref. 12882]). •In genus Alosa based on placement of caspia Eichwald by Svetovidov 1973 [ref. 7169]. •Synonym of Alosa caspia (Eichwald 1838), but a valid subspecies -- (Whitehead 1985:197 [ref. 5141], Heckman 1991:147 [ref. 24828], Coad 1995:8 [ref. 23608], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:727 [ref. 24702], Dorofeeva 1998:25 [ref. 23573]). Current status: Synonym of Alosa caspia (Eichwald 1838). Clupeidae. Distribution: Southwestern Caspian Sea [this subspecies]. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.