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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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nigri, Gerres Günther [A.] 1859:347 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Niger River; coast of Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1847.4.4.12 (1), 1855.9.19.303 (1). Also listed was Plate XX. fig. B, but on preface p. vi it is stated, "The Plates referred to, and executed by Mr. Ford, will be published as a separate volume." •Valid as Gerres nigri Günther 1859 -- (Roux 1986:326 [ref. 6209], Roux 1990:782 [ref. 18781], Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:692 [ref. 21590], Wirtz et al. 2013:125 [ref. 32972], Iwatsuki in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2550 [ref. 34618], Reiner 2019:208 [ref. 38139]). Current status: Valid as Gerres nigri Günther 1859. Gerreidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Senegal south to Angola, including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: brackish, marine.

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