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brevis, Alestes Boulenger [G. A.] 1903:594 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 12 (no. 72) (art. 60); ref. 15020] Lagos, Nigeria; Ghana. Syntypes: BMNH 1866.3.8.11 (1) Lagos, 1903.4.24.152-153 (2) Gold Coast, 1903.4.24.154-155 (2) Lagos. •Valid as Alestes brevis Boulenger 1903 -- (Paugy 1984:143 [ref. 6183] wrongly with a holotype). •Valid as Brycinus brevis (Boulenger 1903) -- (Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:220 [ref. 21589], Dankwa et al. 1999:19 [ref. 28023]). Current status: Valid as Brycinus brevis (Boulenger 1903). Alestidae. Distribution: Africa. Habitat: freshwater.