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albula, Mugil Linnaeus [C.] 1766:520 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] Carolina [South Carolina, U.S.A.], Jamaica and Bahamas. Syntypes: Linn. Soc. Lond. 139 (left half-skin). Type catalog: Wheeler 1985:63 [ref. 20705]. Type information: Goode & Bean 1885:206 [ref. 1841]. Based on multiple sources, including the the 'Albula bahamensis' of Catesby 1743:6, Pl. 6 (v. 2) [ref. 774] [Bahamas], the Mugil argenteus minor ... of Browne 1756:450 [ref. 30188] [Jamaica], and a manuscript description and 1 specimen sent by A. Garden [South Carolina]. •Synonym of Mugil cephalus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Okada 1961:628 [ref. 6363], Smith 1986:437 [ref. 22186], Thomson 1997:484 [ref. 23428], Mundy 2005:278 [ref. 28379], Whitfield et al. 2012:xx [ref. 32710], Kottelat 2013:281 [ref. 32989]). •Possibly a synonym of Mugil liza Valenciennes 1836 -- (see Menezes et al. 2010:66 [ref. 30860]). Current status: Synonym of Mugil cephalus Linnaeus 1758. Mugilidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.