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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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novaehollandiae, Meletta Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847:376 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 20; ref. 1012] Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9312. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:283 [ref. 293], Whitehead & Bauchot 1986:17-18 [ref. 9739]. Original as Novae Hollandiae. •Valid as Sprattus novaehollandiae (Valenciennes 1847) -- (Whitehead 1985:48 [ref. 5141], Paxton et al. 1989:158 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:225 [ref. 22532], Paxton et al. 2006:335 [ref. 28995], Gomon 2008:193 [ref. 30616], Canales-Aguirre et al. 2021:3 [ref. 38579]). Current status: Valid as Sprattus novaehollandiae (Valenciennes 1847). Clupeidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, southwestern Pacific: Victoria, Tasmania and southern New South Wales (Australia). Habitat: brackish, marine.

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