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affinis, Elops Regan [C. T.] 1909:38 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 3 (no. 13); ref. 14414] Mazatl├ín and Jalisco, (Pacific) Mexico. Syntypes: (2) ?BMNH 1895.5.27.313 [from Jordan] (1). •Valid as Elops affinis Regan 1909 -- (Lee et al. 1980:55 [ref. 22416], Villa 1982:76 [ref. 36708], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:62 [ref. 9277], Swift et al. 1993:130 [ref. 22379], Allen & Robertson 1994:41 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:36 [ref. 23101], Whitehead & Rodriguez-Sánchez in Fischer et al. 1995:1065 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:126 [ref. 24545], McCosker 1998:809 [ref. 24025], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:180 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:91 [ref. 24550], Lea & Rosenblatt 2000:119 [ref. 25206], Thomson et al. 2000:284 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:59 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:16 [ref. 37547], Miller 2006:85 [ref. 28615], Minckley & Marsh 2009:71 [ref. 31114], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Angulo et al. 2013:989 [ref. 33194], Page et al. 2013:59 [ref. 32708], Barriga Salazar 2014:104 [ref. 35745], Kells et al. 2016:88 [ref. 35888], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:344 [ref. 36407], Romero-Berny et al. 2018:88 [ref. 35859], González-Murcia et al. 2019:288 [ref. 36544]). Current status: Valid as Elops affinis Regan 1909. Elopidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern California (U.S.A.) south to Peru, including Gulf of California (Mexico) and Cocos Island (Costa Rica). Habitat: brackish, marine.