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leuciscus, Alestes Günther [A.] 1867:114 [5] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 3) v. 20 (no. 116) (art. 15); ref. 1989] Niger, West Africa (purchased). Syntypes: BMNH 1865.1.20.16-17 (2). On p. 5 of separate. •Valid as Alestes leuciscus Günther 1867 -- (Paugy 1984:150 [ref. 6183]). •Valid as Brycinus leuciscus (Günther 1867) -- (Lévêque et al. 1989:115 [ref. 26480], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:209 [ref. 21589], Lévèque et al. 1991:139 [ref. 31367], Dankwa et al. 1999:19 [ref. 28023], Hauber et al. 2011:81 [ref. 31428]). Current status: Valid as Brycinus leuciscus (Günther 1867). Alestidae. Distribution: Africa. Habitat: freshwater.