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algeriensis, Syngnathus G√ľnther [A.] (ex Playfair) 1870:164 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 8; ref. 1995] Confluence of Wed Cherif and Wed Bou-Hamdan, Province Constantine, 60 miles from sea, Algeria (fresh water). Syntypes: (at least 5) BMNH 1868.11.15.6 (1), 1869.1.29.17 (1). Also appeared as new (perhaps independently) in Playfair and Letourneux 1871:393 [ref. 18558]. •Synonym of Syngnathus abaster Risso 1827 -- (Wheeler 1973:274 [ref. 7190], Dawson in Whitehead et al. 1986:635 [ref. 13676], Dawson 1986:287 [ref. 6201], Kottelat 1997:167 [ref. 22952]). Current status: Synonym of Syngnathus abaster Risso 1827. Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.