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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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capensis, Trachurus Castelnau [F. L.] 1861:43 [Mémoire sur les poissons de l'Afrique australe; ref. 767] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. No types known. •Valid as Trachurus capensis Castelnau 1861 -- (Smith-Vaniz et al. 1990:752 [ref. 18644], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:158 [ref. 25472] with authorship as Linnaeus 1758, Nekrasov 1994:75 [ref. 24544], Wirtz et al. 2007:33 [ref. 30263]). •Synonym of Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Smith-Vaniz in Whitehead et al. 1986:842 [ref. 13676] but a valid subspecies, Smith-Vaniz 1986:660 [ref. 5718], Smith-Vaniz in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2511 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Trachurus capensis Castelnau 1861. Carangidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea to South Africa (if valid). Habitat: marine.