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gibbosus, Salmo Linnaeus [C.] 1758:311 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Suriname. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1853.11.12.35 (left halfskin). Type information: Wheeler 1989:208, Fig. 1A [ref. 21873]. •Valid as Charax gibbosus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:8 [ref. 9708], Lucena 1987:36 [ref. 17724], Lucena 1989:104 [ref. 12852], Taphorn 1992:152 [ref. 23654], Chang & Ortega 1995:6 [ref. 24302], Lasso et al. 2001:95 [ref. 25928], Lucena & Menezes in Reis et al. 2003:201 [ref. 27061], Menni 2004:74 [ref. 28131], Menezes & Lucena 2014:204 [ref. 33369], Sarmiento et al. 2014:45, 184 [ref. 35004], Nión et al. 2016:28 [ref. 35565], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[7] [ref. 35679], Careaga et al. 2020:75 [ref. 37774]). Current status: Valid as Charax gibbosus (Linnaeus 1758). Characidae: Characinae. Distribution: South America: Essequibo River basins and coastal rivers (Suriname, Guyana, Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay). Habitat: freshwater.