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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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brevirostris, Gerres Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879:208 [Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 3; ref. 13259] Río Guayas, Ecuador. Lectotype: MNHN A-0874. Paralectotype: MNHN 1986-0662 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1989:15 [ref. 15502]. The Diapterus peruvianus of authors. Lectotype selected by González-Acosta et al. 2007:375 [ref. 34191]. •Synonym of Diapterus peruvianus (Cuvier 1830) -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:322 [ref. 24550]). •Valid as Diapterus brevirostris (Sauvage 1879) -- (González-Acosta et al. 2007:370 [ref. 34191], Palacios-Salgado et al. 2014:238 [ref. 36362], Vergara-Solana et al. 2014:10 [ref. 33272], Fourriére et al. 2016:446 [ref. 34668] with author as Cuvier 1830, Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:609 [ref. 34923], Romero-Berny et al. 2018:91 [ref. 35859], González-Murcia et al. 2019:303 [ref. 36544], Angulo 2021:11 [ref. 38913], Love et al. 2021:160 [ref. 39279]). Current status: Valid as Diapterus brevirostris (Sauvage 1879). Gerreidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Pacific coast of southern Baja California Sur (Mexico) south to Peru, including central and southern Gulf of California (Mexico) and Galapagos Islands (Ecuador). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

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