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bahiensis, Pellonula Steindachner [F.] 1879:181 [63], Pl. 3 (fig. 2) [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 80 (nos 1-2); ref. 4229] Bahia, Brazil. Lectotype: NMW 2870. Paralectotypes: (8) NMW 2870 (larger of 2), ?76436 (4). Type information and lectotype designation: Whitehead 1970:14 [ref. 11605]. On p. 63 of separate. •Valid as Rhinosardinia bahiensis (Steindachner 1879) -- (Whitehead 1985:127 [ref. 5141], Cervigón 1992:301 [ref. 23827] as baiensis, Kullander & Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27061], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:41 [ref. 27192], Munroe & Nizinski 2003:829 [ref. 26997]). Current status: Valid as Rhinosardinia bahiensis (Steindachner 1879). Clupeidae. Distribution: Along Atlantic coast from Orinoco River to northeastern Brazil: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.