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fluviatilis, Syngnathus Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1852:685 [Monatsberichte der K√∂niglichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852; ref. 18539] Tette [Tete], Zambezi River, Mozambique. Syntypes: ZMB 6233 (1). Syngnathus zambezensis Peters 1855 is an unneeded replacement. •Valid as Microphis fluviatilis (Peters 1852) -- (Dawson 1984:137 [ref. 5879], Dawson 1985:128 [ref. 6541], Dawson 1986:454 [ref. 5650], Dawson 1986:284 [ref. 6201], Skelton 1993:354 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:354 [ref. 27406], Seegers et al. 2003:42 [ref. 28087], Kuiter 2009:273 [ref. 30404], Marshall 2011:262 [ref. 31755], Hamilton et al. 2016:Supplement 4 [ref. 35615], Fricke et al. 2018:124 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Microphis fluviatilis (Peters 1852). Syngnathidae: Nerophinae. Distribution: South and East Africa to Madagascar. Freshwater, transitional water, marine. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.