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bagre, Silurus Linnaeus [C.] 1766:505 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] In America meridionali (Central America, probably erroneous); Brazil. No types known. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:37 [ref. 29155]. Based on multiple sources including the 'Mystus cirris quatuor: lateralibus longissimis ...' of Gronow 1763:124 [ref. 1910], the 'Bagre' of Willughby 1686: Pl. H7, fig. 6 [ref. 30164], and the 'Bagre tertia' of Ray 1713:82 [ref. 30231]. •Valid as Bagre bagre (Linnaeus 1766) -- (Shimizu in Uyeno et al. 1983:159 [ref. 14275], Burgess 1989:167 [ref. 12860], Cervigón 1991:141 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:260 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Le Bail et al. 2000:30 [ref. 24549], Camargo & Isaac 2001:145 [ref. 27639], Acero P. & Betancur-R. 2002:10 [ref. 26521], Acero P. 2003:847 [ref. 26998], Marceniuk & Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:448 [ref. 27061], Marceniuk & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:42 [ref. 27192] dated 1758, Kailola 2004:129 [ref. 28108], Acero P. et al. 2005:129 [ref. 28551], Marceniuk 2005:96 [ref. 28718], Marceniuk & Menezes 2007:26 [ref. 29031], Ferraris 2007:37 [ref. 29155], Betancur-R. et al. 2007:349 [ref. 29268], Marceniuk et al. 2017:38 [ref. 35324], Spier et al. 2018:7 [ref. 36103]). Current status: Valid as Bagre bagre (Linnaeus 1766). Ariidae: Bagreinae. Distribution: Coastal rivers of Caribbean and Atlantic: Colombia to Amazon River mouth: Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana and Venezuela. Habitat: brackish, marine.