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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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amazonica, Thalassophryne Steindachner [F.] 1876:161 [113] [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 74 (1. Abth.); ref. 4225] Mouth of Rio Negro and at Tabatinga and Xingu, Brazil. Syntypes: (at least 3) NMW (not found in 1995). On p. 113 of separate. •Valid as Thalassophryne amazonica Steindachner 1876 -- (Collette 1966:849 [ref. 14192], Collette in Reis et al. 2003:510 [ref. 27061], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:63 [ref. 27192], Greenfield et al. 2008:675 [ref. 30046], Ibagón E. et al. 2011:47 [ref. 31492], Barriga Salazar 2014:116 [ref. 35745], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:95 [ref. 35633], Meza-Vargas et al. 2021:27 [ref. 39298]). Current status: Valid as Thalassophryne amazonica Steindachner 1876. Batrachoididae: Thalassophryninae. Distribution: South America: Amazon River basin (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru). Habitat: freshwater.

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