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breviceps, Atherina Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835:445 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 10; ref. 1004] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Syntypes: MNHN A-4381 (3). Type catalog: Blanc & Hureau 1971:704 [ref. 21541]. •Valid as Atherina breviceps Valenciennes 1835 -- (Ivantsoff 1986:382 [ref. 6292], Skelton 1993:350 [ref. 24071], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:146 [ref. 25472], Ivantsoff & Crowley 1999:2113 [ref. 24783], Skelton 2001:350 [ref. 27406], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:124 [ref. 28072], Moreno-Borges et al. 2019:[4] [ref. 37107], Russell & van Oijen 2021:432 [ref. 38177]). Current status: Valid as Atherina breviceps Valenciennes 1835. Atherinidae: Atherininae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic and southwestern Indian Ocean: southern Africa. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.