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vorax, Pellonula Günther [A.] 1868:452 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 7; ref. 1990] West Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1847.4.4.27 (1) Niger R., 1853.10.28.1 (1) Fraser Coll., 1847.4.4.27 (1) Niger R., 1864.10.12.1 (1). •Valid as Pellonula vorax Günther 1868 -- (Poll et al. 1984:49 [ref. 6172], Whitehead 1985:144 [ref. 5141], Lévêque et al. 1989:114 [ref. 26480], Paugy et al. 1990:336 [ref. 26477], Gourene & Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1990:105 [ref. 21589], Gourène & Teugels 1991:218 [ref. 20013], Poll & Gosse 1995:127 [ref. 24781], Teugels 2007:195 [ref. 30016], Munroe 2016:1733 [ref. 34560], Skelton 2019:226, 230 [ref. 36564], Fermon et al. 2022:128 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Pellonula vorax Günther 1868. Dorosomatidae. Distribution: West Africa: Sierra Leone south to Angola. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.


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