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nilotica, Anguilla Heckel [J. J.] 1847:313 [Reisen in Europa, Asien und Africa v. 2 (pt 3); ref. 2068] Nile River, Egypt, North Africa. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-3769 to 0000-3771 (1, 1, 1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:96 [ref. 20810] but with authorship as Kaup 1857. •Synonym of Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus 1758) [sometimes with authorship as Kaup 1856 or 1857] -- (Blache et al. 1973:221 [ref. 7185], Castle 1984:34 [ref. 6171], Smith 1990:152 [ref. 13454], Tesch 1991:389 [ref. 24843], Kottelat 1997:35 [ref. 22952]). Current status: Synonym of Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus 1758). Anguillidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.