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dentex, Cyprinus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:325 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Nile River. Holotype (unique): NRM 49. Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:214-215 [ref. 20707]. See also Opinion 1813. Based on Salmo dentex Hasselquist 1757:395 [ref. 30181]. •Valid as Alestes dentex (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Paugy 1984:144 [ref. 6183], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:205 [ref. 21589], Lévèque et al. 1991:139 [ref. 31367], Dankwa et al. 1999:19 [ref. 28023], Seegers et al. 2003:35 [ref. 28087], Neumann et al. 2016:305 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Alestes dentex (Linnaeus 1758). Alestidae. Distribution: Africa. Habitat: freshwater.