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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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carribaea, Belona Lesueur [C. A.] 1821:127 [Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia v. 2 (pt 1); ref. 13274] Basseterre, near Guadeloupe Island, Caribbean Sea. No types known. Should be regarded as a synonym of Tylosurus imperialis (Rafinesque 1810) following ICZN Opinion 900. Types not located (Collette & Parin 1970 [ref. 7415]). Original genus should have been spelled Belone. •Synonym of Belone imperialis (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Mees 1962:38 [ref. 13277]). •Synonym of Tylosurus imperialis (Rafinesque 1810) -- (authors). •Synonym of Tylosurus acus (Lacepède 1803), subspecies acus -- (Collette & Parin 1970:41 [ref. 7415], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1992:584 [ref. 21590], Collette 2003:9, 10 [ref. 27306]). •Synonym of Tylosurus acus (Lacepède 1803). Current status: Synonym of Tylosurus acus (Lacep├Ęde 1803). Belonidae. Habitat: marine.

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