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Species in the family or subfamily Salangidae: [ 30 ] records


acuticeps, Salanx Regan [C. T.] 1908:360 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 10) (art. 40); ref. 3636] Lake Candidius, Taiwan. Syntypes: BMNH 1909.4.28.35-36 (2). Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:34 [ref. 31432]. Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Synonym of Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902 -- (Roberts 1984:206 [ref. 5318]). •Synonym of Salanx cuvieri Valenciennes 1850 -- (Liang in Pan et al. 1991:51 [ref. 23876]). •Valid as Salanx acuticeps Regan 1908 -- (Mai 1978:19 [ref. 13511], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Wang et al. 2001:68 [ref. 26566], Ho & Shao 2011:34 [ref. 31432]). Current status: Valid as Salanx acuticeps Regan 1908. Salangidae. Distribution: Taiwan [thought to be extinct]. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

anderssoni, Protosalanx Rendahl [H.] 1923:92 [Zoologischer Anzeiger v. 56 (nos 3/4); ref. 15426] Shan-Hai-Kuan, [Shan hai huan], Chihli [Hopeh] Province, northeastern China. Holotype (unique): NRM 10287. •Valid as Neosalanx andersoni (Rendahl 1923) [should be anderssoni] -- (Roberts 1984:211 [ref. 5318], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Cheng & Zhou 1997:89 [ref. 26385] as anderssoni, Kim 1997:348 [ref. 24032], Kim & Park 2002:269 [ref. 25913], Youn 2002:191, 528 [ref. 26218], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691] once as andersoni). Current status: Valid as Neosalanx anderssoni (Rendahl 1923). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

angusticeps, Parasalanx Regan [C. T.] 1908:446 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 11); ref. 3632] China. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1855.9.19.1539. •Synonym of Salanx cuvieri Valenciennes 1850 -- (Roberts 1984:207 [ref. 5318]). •Synonym of Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850) -- (Kottelat 2013:269 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850). Salangidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

annitae, Parasalanx van Dam [A. J.] 1926:342 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 18 (no. 106); ref. 17874] Peitaiho, China. Holotype (unique): ZMA 112587. Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:11 [ref. 19236]. •Synonym of Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902 -- (Roberts 1984:206 [ref. 5318]). Current status: Synonym of Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902. Salangidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

argentea, Salanx Lin [S.-Y.] 1932:63 [Lingnan Science Journal, Canton v. 11 (no. 1); ref. 16379] Heungchow, China. •Synonym of Protosalanx hyalocranius (Abbott 1901) -- (Mai 1978:18 [ref. 13511]). •Questionably a synonym of Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Roberts 1984:212 [ref. 5318], Kottelat 2013:268 [ref. 32989]). •Synonym of Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Zheng et al. 1989:28 [ref. 21202]). •Valid as Neosalanx argentea (Lin 1932) -- (Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691]). Current status: Synonym of Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923). Salangidae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific (if valid). Habitat: freshwater.

ariakensis, Salanx Kishinouye [K.] in Jordan & Snyder 1902:592 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 24 (no. 1265); ref. 14884] Ariake [Ariaka] Sea, Kyushu, Japan. Syntypes: (2). Appeared first in Kishinouye 1901:359 [ref. 21348] but without a scientific name. Dates to Kishinouye in Jordan & Snyder 1902:592 [ref. 14884]. •Valid as Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902 -- (Okada 1961:362 [ref. 6363], Roberts 1984:206 [ref. 5318], Uyeno & Aizawa in Masuda et al. 1984:34 [ref. 6441], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:84 [ref. 25598], Zheng et al. 1989:31 [ref. 21202], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Cheng & Zhou 1997:93 [ref. 26385], Kim 1997:346 [ref. 24032], Nakabo 2000:298 [ref. 25086], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Kim & Park 2002:267 [ref. 25913], Nakabo 2002:298 [ref. 26001], Youn 2002:191, 529 [ref. 26218], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691]). Current status: Valid as Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902. Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

brachyrostralis, Salanx Fang [P.-W.] 1934:257 [Sinensia v. 4 (no. 9); ref. 1298] Nanking, China. Holotype: ?MMNHN S.4227. Paratypes: ?MMNHN S.1292 (1), M.5121 (1). Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Valid as Reganisalanx brachyrostralis (Fang 1934) -- (Chen 1956:324 [ref. 23201]). •Questionably a synonym of Salanx prognathus (Regan 1908) -- (Roberts 1984:210 [ref. 5318]). •Valid as Hemisalanx brachyrostralis (Fang 1934) -- (Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Zhu 1995:16 [ref. 25213], Zhang et al. 2016:187 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Hemisalanx brachyrostralis (Fang 1934). Salangidae. Distribution: Eastern Asia. Habitat: freshwater.

brevirostris, Protosalanx Pellegrin [J.] 1923:351 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 29 (no. 5); ref. 15422] Tonkin, northern Vietnam. Syntypes: MNHN 1922-0184 to 0189 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1). Protosalanx brevirostralis is a misspelling. •Synonym of Protosalanx hyalocranius (Abbott 1901) -- (Mai 1978:18 [ref. 13511]). •Valid as Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Roberts 1984:212 [ref. 5318], Zheng et al. 1989:27 [ref. 21202], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Kottelat 2001:56 [ref. 25482], Youn 2002:191, 528 [ref. 26218], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691], Kottelat 2013:268 [ref. 32989], Hibino in Kimura et al. 2018:52 [ref. 36460]). Current status: Valid as Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923). Salangidae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: northern Vietnam and China to Korea, including inland waters of China. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

cantonensis, Parasalanx Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1932:425 [Lingnan Science Journal, Canton v. 11 (no. 3); ref. 10975] Wholesale fish market, Canton, China. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 25732. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:16 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Salanx acuticeps Regan 1908 -- (Mai 1978:18 [ref. 13511]). •Synonym of Salanx cuvieri Valenciennes 1850 -- (Roberts 1984:207 [ref. 5318], Zheng et al. 1989:32 [ref. 21202], Liang in Pan et al. 1991:51 [ref. 23876]). •Synonym of Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850) -- (Kottelat 2013:268 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850). Salangidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

chinensis, Albula Osbeck [P.] 1765:309 [Reise nach Ostindien und China; ref. 3311] Pearl River/Chu Chiang, at Huampo or Wampo/Huang Pu Harbour, Canton, Guandong Province, China. No types known. Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2012:852 [ref. 31691]. •Questionably the same as Salanx reevesii (Gray 1831) -- (Roberts 1984:210 [ref. 5318]). •Valid as Salanx chinensis (Osbeck 1765) -- (Kottelat 2001:57 [ref. 25482]). •Synonym of Salanx reevesii (Gray 1831) -- (Kottelat 2013:268 [ref. 32989] with question). •Valid as Leucosoma chinensis (Osbeck 1765) -- (Mai 1978:20 [ref. 13511], Zheng et al. 1989:29 [ref. 21202], Liang in Pan et al. 1991:49 [ref. 23876], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Zhu 1995:16 [ref. 25213], Chen et al. 1997:16 [ref. 26476], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Zhang et al. 2016:187 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Leucosoma chinensis (Osbeck 1765). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

chinensis, Eperlanus Basilewsky [S.] 1855:242 [Nouveaux mémoires de la Société impériale des naturalistes de Moscou v. 10; ref. 200] Straits of Tschili, China. No types at ZIN. •Valid as Protosalanx chinensis (Basilewsky 1855) -- (Roberts 1984:205 [ref. 5318], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Kim 1997:351 [ref. 24032], Kottelat 2001:56 [ref. 25482], Kim & Park 2002:272 [ref. 25913], Youn 2002:191, 528 [ref. 26218], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691], Kottelat 2013:269 [ref. 32989], Zhang et al. 2016:188 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Protosalanx chinensis (Basilewsky 1855). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater.

coreanus, Metasalanx Wakiya [Y.] & Takahasi [N.] 1937:293 [Journal of the College of Agriculture, Imperial University Tokyo v. 14 (no. 4); ref. 4571] Not available, name in the synonymy of Hemisalanx prognathus Regan 1908. •In the synonymy of Salanx prognathus (Regan 1908) -- (Roberts 1984:210 [ref. 5318]). Current status: Synonym of Salanx prognathus (Regan 1908). Salangidae.

cuvieri, Salanx Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850:360 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 22; ref. 1014] No locality. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9900 (poor condition). Type catalog: Bertin 1940:308 [ref. 293]. •Valid as Salanx cuvieri Valenciennes 1850 -- (Okada 1961:364 [ref. 6363], Roberts 1984:207 [ref. 5318], Zheng et al. 1989:32 [ref. 21202], Liang in Pan et al. 1991:50 [ref. 23876], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Cheng & Zhou 1997:93 [ref. 26385] dated 1849, Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Kottelat 2001:57 [ref. 25482], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691]). •Valad as Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850) -- (Kottelat 2013:268 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

gracillimus, Parasalanx Regan [C. T.] 1908:446 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 11); ref. 3632] Shanghai, China. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1891.1.31.20. •Questionably a synonym of Salanx cuvieri Valenciennes 1850 -- (Roberts 1984:207 [ref. 5318]). •Questionably a synonym of Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850) -- (Kottelat 2013:269 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Uncertain as Parasalanx cuvieri (Valenciennes 1850). Salangidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

hubbsi, Neosalanx Wakiya [Y.] & Takahasi [N.] 1937:284, Pls. 17 (fig. 9-10), 21 (fig. h1-h2) [Journal of the College of Agriculture, Imperial University Tokyo v. 14 (no. 4); ref. 4571] Tien-tsin and swatow, China; Korea, etc. Syntyopes: UMMZ 180146 (1). Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Synonym of Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Roberts 1984:212 [ref. 5318]). •Valid as Neosalanx hubbsi Wakiya & Takahasi 1937 -- (Kim 1997:350 [ref. 24032], Kim & Park 2002:271 [ref. 25913], Kottelat 2013:268 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Neosalanx hubbsi Wakiya & Takahasi 1937. Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

hyalocranius, Salanx Abbott [J. F.] 1901:490, Fig. [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 23 (no. 1221); ref. 2] Pei-ho River, Tien-Tsin, China. Holotype: USNM 49551 [ex CAS-SU 6305]. Paratypes: ANSP 26800-39 (40), 26840 (1, c&s); CAS 68625 (150 + 10 c&s); CAS-SU 6306 (25, 7 c&s); UMMZ 55601 (25); USNM 49551 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:16 [ref. 12291], Böhlke 1984:149 [ref. 13621]. Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Synonym of Protosalanx chinensis (Basilewsky 1855) -- (Roberts 1984:205 [ref. 5318], Kottelat 2013:269 [ref. 32989]). •Valid as Protosalanx hyalocranius (Abbott 1901) -- (Chen 1956:325 [ref. 23201], Mai 1978:17 [ref. 13511], Zhu 1995:15 [ref. 25213], Cheng & Zhou 1997:88 [ref. 26385], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Wang et al. 2001:67 [ref. 26566]). Current status: Synonym of Protosalanx chinensis (Basilewsky 1855). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

ishikawae, Salangichthys Wakiya [Y.] & Takahasi [N.] 1913:552, Pl. 13 (figs. C1-3) [Dobutsugaku Zasshi = Zoological Magazine Tokyo v. 25; ref. 14990] Miyagi-ken, Japan. Syntypes: (several) whereabouts unknown. The spelling ishikawae is acceptable; early workers almost certainly Latinized the name first, and then added an 'e' (Art. 31.1.1) [WNE, 12 Mar. 2012] -- we suggest using ishikawae. •Valid as Salangichthys ishikawae Wakiya & Takahasi 1913 -- (Okada 1961:359 [ref. 6363], Roberts 1984:213 [ref. 5318], Uyeno & Aizawa in Masuda et al. 1984:34 [ref. 6441], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:82 [ref. 25598], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Nakabo 2000:298 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:298 [ref. 26001]). •Valid as Neosalangichthys ishikawae (Wakiya & Takahasi 1913) -- (Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691]). Current status: Valid as Neosalangichthys ishikawae (Wakiya & Takahasi 1913). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

jordani, Neosalanx Wakiya [Y.] & Takahasi [N.] 1937:282, Pls. 16 (figs. 5-6), 20 (fig. 27) [Journal of the College of Agriculture, Imperial University Tokyo v. 14 (no. 4); ref. 4571] Oryokko (Yalu) River, Seisenko River, and Rakutoko River, Korea. Holotype: UMMZ 180144. Paratypes: (several) UMMZ 180145 (1). •Valid as Neosalanx jordani Wakiya & Takahasi 1937 -- (Roberts 1984:212 [ref. 5318], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Yang & Chen 1995:11 [ref. 23555], Zhu 1995:14 [ref. 25213], Cheng & Zhou 1997:90 [ref. 26385], Kim 1997:349 [ref. 24032], Kim & Park 2002:270 [ref. 25913], Youn 2002:191, 528 [ref. 26218], Zhang et al. 2007:336 [ref. 29562], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691]). Current status: Valid as Neosalanx jordani Wakiya & Takahasi 1937. Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: Korea. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

kishinouyei, Salangichthys Wakiya [Y.] & Takahasi [N.] 1913:552, Pl. 13 (figs B1-2, b) [Dobutsugaku Zasshi = Zoological Magazine Tokyo v. 25; ref. 14990] Seishin, Korea; Shimane-ken, Japan. Syntypes: (several) whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Salangichthys microdon (Bleeker 1860) -- (Okada 1961:356 [ref. 6363], Roberts 1984:213 [ref. 5318], Dyldin & Orlov 2016:675 [ref. 34853]). Current status: Synonym of Salangichthys microdon (Bleeker 1860). Salangidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

longianalis, Parasalanx Regan [C. T.] 1908:446 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 11); ref. 3632] Liao-ho, northern China. Syntypes: BMNH 1898.2.28.20-23 (4). Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Synonym of Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902 -- (Okada 1961:362 [ref. 6363], Roberts 1984:206 [ref. 5318]). •Valid as Salanx longianalis (Regan 1908) -- (Wang et al. 2001:69 [ref. 26566]). Current status: Valid as Salanx longianalis (Regan 1908). Salangidae. Distribution: China. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

microdon, Salanx Bleeker [P.] 1860:100 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 8 (art. 1); ref. 374] Tokyo, Japan. Syntypes: (6) BMNH 1866.5.2.189 (1), 1866.5.2.45 (1). •Valid as Salangichthys microdon (Bleeker 1860) -- (Berg 1948:453 [ref. 12882], Okada 1961:356 [ref. 6363], Roberts 1984:213 [ref. 5318], Uyeno in Masuda et al. 1984:34 [ref. 6441], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:82 [ref. 25598], Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Zhu 1995:15 [ref. 25213], Kim 1997:352 [ref. 24032], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:733 [ref. 24702], Reshetnikov 1998:52 [ref. 23570], Sokolovskaya et al. 1998:8 [ref. 24670], Nakabo 2000:298 [ref. 25086], Pietsch et al. 2001:142 [ref. 25688], Kim & Park 2002:273 [ref. 25913], Nakabo 2002:298 [ref. 26001], Youn 2002:191, 529 [ref. 26218], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:131 [ref. 28183], Bogutskaya et al. 2008:344 [ref. 30085], Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691], Parin et al. 2014:117 [ref. 33547], Dyldin & Orlov 2016:675 [ref. 34853]). Current status: Valid as Salangichthys microdon (Bleeker 1860). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: brackish, marine.

normani, Reganisalanx Fang [P.-W.] 1934:509 [Sinensia v. 5 (nos 5-6); ref. 1299] Ichang, China. Lectotype: BMNH 1888.5.15.11. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1888.5.15.12 (1), ?NRIBAS Sinica (1) unaccounted for. Lectotype selected by Roberts 1984:207 [ref. 5318]. •Synonym of Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902 -- (Roberts 1984:206 [ref. 5318]). Current status: Synonym of Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye 1902. Salangidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

oligodontis, Neosalanx Chen [N.-S.] 1956:326 [English p. 334], Figs. 1, 2 [part] [Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica v. 2 (no. 2); ref. 23201] Lake Tai [Taihu], China. No types known. Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Valid as Neosalanx oligodontis Chen 1956 -- (Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Zhu 1995:15 [ref. 25213], Cheng & Zhou 1997:90 [ref. 26385], Zhang et al. 2007:336 [ref. 29562], Zhang et al. 2016:188 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Neosalanx oligodontis Chen 1956. Salangidae. Distribution: China. Habitat: freshwater.

prognathus, Hemisalanx Regan [C. T.] 1908:445 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 2 (no. 11); ref. 3632] Shanghai, China. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1873.7.30.69. •Valid as Salanx prognathus (Regan 1908) -- (Roberts 1984:210 [ref. 5318], Youn 2002:191, 529 [ref. 26218]). •Valid as Hemisalanx prognathus Regan 1908 -- (Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Zhu 1995:16 [ref. 25213], Cheng & Zhou 1997:92 [ref. 26385], Kim 1997:347 [ref. 24032], Kim & Park 2002:268 [ref. 25913]). •Valid as Salanx prognathus (Regan 1908) -- (Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691]). Current status: Valid as Salanx prognathus (Regan 1908). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

pseudotaihuensis, Neosalanx Zhang [Y.-L.] 1987:281 [286], Figs. 8-9 [Zoological Research v. 8 (no. 3); ref. 9142] Lake Taihu, China. Holotype: Inst. Zool. Acad. Sinica. Paratypes: Inst. Zool. Acad. Sinica (38) English description on p. 286. •Valid as Neosalanx pseudotaihuensis Zhang 1987 -- (Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971]). •Synonym of Neosalanx tangkahkeii (Wu 1931) -- (Zhang et al. 2007:336 [ref. 29562], Zhang et al. 2016:188 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Synonym of Neosalanx tangkahkeii (Wu 1931). Salangidae. Distribution: Mostly in the Yangtze River basin, China. Habitat: freshwater.

reevesii, Leucosoma Gray [J. E.] 1831:4 [Zoological Miscellany [No. 1] (art. 6); ref. 1880] Canton, China. Type: BMNH 2012.10.12.5. Possible syntypes: MNHN 0000-6372 (1) China, coll. Gray. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:308 [ref. 293]. •Synonym of Leucosoma chinensis (Osbeck 1765) -- (Mai 1978:20 [ref. 13511]). •Valid as Salanx reevesii (Gray 1831) -- (Roberts 1984:210 [ref. 5318]). •Valid as Leucosoma reevesii Gray 1831 -- (Fu et al. 2012:xx [ref. 31691]). •Valid as Salanx reevesii (Gray 1831) -- (Kottelat 2013:269 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Salanx reevesii (Gray 1831). Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific. Habitat: freshwater.

reganius, Neosalanx Wakiya [Y.] & Takahasi [N.] 1937:283, Pl. 17 (figs. 7-8) [Journal of the College of Agriculture, Imperial University Tokyo v. 14 (no. 4); ref. 4571] Araike Bay, Kyushu, Japan. Holotype: UMMZ 180142. Paratypes: UMMZ 180143 (8). Misspelled regani by authors. Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Valid as Neosalanx reganius Wakiya & Takahasi 1937 -- (Okada 1961:366 [ref. 6363], Roberts 1984:212 [ref. 5318], Uyeno in Masuda et al. 1984:34 [ref. 6441], Takita et al. 1988:497 [ref. 22498], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:84 [ref. 25598] as regani, Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Nakabo 2000:298 [ref. 25086], Zhang et al. 2007:336 [ref. 29562]). Current status: Valid as Neosalanx reganius Wakiya & Takahasi 1937. Salangidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: Japan. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

sinensis, Salanx Gill [T. N.] 1890:5310 [The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia v. 5; ref. 21340] Based on text, this is not an original description but in error for Salanx chinensis; should be considered as an incorrect subsequent spelling. •In the synonymy of Protosalanx chinensis (Basilewsky 1855) -- (see Roberts 1984:205 [ref. 5318]). Current status: Synonym of Protosalanx chinensis (Basilewsky 1855). Salangidae.

taihuensis, Neosalanx tangkahkeii var. Chen [N.-S.] 1956:326 [English p. 334], Fig. 2 [part] [Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica v. 2 (no. 2); ref. 23201] Lake Tai [Taihu], China. No types known. Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Synonym of Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Roberts 1984:212 [ref. 5318]). •Valid as Neosalanx taihuensis Chen 1956 -- (Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Yang & Chen 1995:11 [ref. 23555], Zhu 1995:15 [ref. 25213], Cheng & Zhou 1997:91 [ref. 26385], Kottelat 2000:88 [ref. 25486]). •Synonym of Neosalanx tangkahkeii (Wu 1931) -- (Zhang et al. 2007:336 [ref. 29562]). Current status: Synonym of Neosalanx tangkahkeii (Wu 1931). Salangidae. Distribution: Mostly in the Yangtze basin, China [if valid]. Habitat: freshwater.

tangkahkeii, Protosalanx Wu [H.-W.] 1931:219 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 3 (no. 2); ref. 16349] Amoy, Fukien, China. Syntypes: (3). Not mentioned by Fu et al. 2011:xx [ref. 31691]. •Questionably a synonym of Neosalanx brevirostris (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Roberts 1984:212 [ref. 5318]). •Valid as Neosalanx tangkahkeii (Wu 1931) -- (Zheng et al. 1989:28 [ref. 21202], Liang in Pan et al. 1991:47 [ref. 23876] as tangkahkei, Zhang & Qiao 1994:101 [ref. 18971], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:590 [ref. 25122], Zhang et al. 2007:336 [ref. 29562], Kottelat 2013:268 [ref. 32989], Zhang et al. 2016:188 [ref. 34477]). Current status: Valid as Neosalanx tangkahkeii (Wu 1931). Salangidae. Distribution: Coastal waters of the South China Sea and lakes and rivers mostly in the Yagtze River basin, China. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.