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niger, Mormyrus Günther [A.] 1866:219 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 6; ref. 1983] Gambia. Syntypes: (at least 4) BMNH 1862.5.20.5 (1) Gambia, BMNH 1865.5.9.2 (1) Niger. •Valid as Brienomyrus niger (Günther 1866) -- (Gosse 1984:64 [ref. 6169], Bigorne in Lévêque et al. 1990:161 [ref. 21589], Lévèque et al. 1991:138 [ref. 31367], Dankwa et al. 1999:16 [ref. 28023]). •Valid as Brevimyrus niger (Günther 1866) -- (Hopkins et al. 2007:309 [ref. 30019], Neumann et al. 2016:303 [ref. 35036], Moritz et al. 2019:143 [ref. 36792]). Current status: Valid as Brevimyrus niger (Günther 1866). Mormyridae. Distribution: West Africa and White Nile basin. Habitat: freshwater.