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mossambica, Muraena (Anguilla) Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1852:684 [Monatsberichte der K√∂niglichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1852; ref. 18539] Molumbo [Lumbo] River, Mozambique [East Africa]. Holotype (unique): ZMB 6230. Also in Peters 1868:98, Pl. 18 (fig. 1) [ref. 3440] as Anguilla mossambica. •Valid as Anguilla mossambica (Peters 1852) -- (Ege 1939:90 [ref. 13172], Castle 1984:36 [ref. 6171], Castle 1986:161 [ref. 5644], Skelton 1993:105 [ref. 24071], Quéro & Saldanha 1995:63 [ref. 22017], Tagliavini et al. 1996:271 [ref. 25516], Aoyama et al. 1996:374 [ref. 24707], Reinthal & Stiassny 1997:354 [ref. 22780], Fricke 1999:38 [ref. 24106], Keith et al. 1999:76 [ref. 24548], Stiassny & Harrison 2000:147 [ref. 25252], Huang et al. 2001:42 [ref. 25846], Skelton 2001:105 [ref. 27406], Seegers et al. 2003:30 [ref. 28087], Fricke et al. 2009:14 [ref. 30213], Teng et al. 2009:817 [ref. 30569], Marshall 2011:61 [ref. 31755], Fricke et al. 2018:31 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:10 [ref. 36883]). Current status: Valid as Anguilla mossambica (Peters 1852). Anguillidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean, southeastern Africa: South African and East African watersheds and adjacent oceanic waters including Madagascar and western Mascarenes. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.