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castelnaeana, Pellona Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847:306 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 20; ref. 1012] Mouth of Amazon River, Brazil. Lectotype: MNHN 0000-3705. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0000-3706 (1). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:293 [ref. 293], Whitehead & Bauchot 1986:21 [ref. 9739]. Lectotype selected by Whitehead 1967:108 [ref. 6464]. •Valid as Pellona castelnaeana Valenciennes 1847 -- (Whitehead 1985:279 [ref. 5141], Ortega & Vari 1986:6 [ref. 9708], Le Guennec 1992:150 [ref. 22388], de Pinna & Di Dario in Reis et al. 2003:43 [ref. 27061], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:40 [ref. 27192], Munroe 2003:798 [ref. 26996], Barriga S. 2014:104 [ref. 35745], Sarmiento et al. 2014:96, 187 [ref. 35004], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:33 [ref. 35633]). Current status: Valid as Pellona castelnaeana Valenciennes 1847. Pristigasteridae. Distribution: Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.