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forskahlii, Hydrocyon Cuvier [G.] 1819:354, Pl. 28 (fig. 1) [Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (N. S.) (Série A) Zoologie v. 5; ref. 1017] Nile River, Egypt. Holotype: MNHN 0000-1691. Type catalog: Bertin 1948:29-30 [ref. 19577]. See discussion in Brewster 1986:193 [ref. 8104] about type specimens; she treats MNHN 1691 as the holotype. Misspelled forskali in Pellegrin 1921:635 [ref. 30437]. See also Salmo roschal Walbaum 1792. •Valid as Hydrocynus forskahlii (Cuvier 1819) -- (Paugy 1984:170 [ref. 6183], Brewster 1986:193 [ref. 8104], Paugy & Guégan 1989:68 [ref. 26479] as forskalii, Lévêque et al. 1989:116 [ref. 26480] as forskalii, Paugy & Bénech 1989:300 [ref. 26478] as forskalii, Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:200 [ref. 21589] as forskalii, Paugy et al. 1990:337 [ref. 26477] as forskalii, Dankwa et al. 1999:18 [ref. 28023] as forskalii, Seegers et al. 2003:36 [ref. 28087], Paugy & Schaefer 2007:357 [ref. 30022], Neumann et al. 2016:305 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Hydrocynus forskahlii (Cuvier 1819). Alestidae. Distribution: Africa. Habitat: freshwater.