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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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delicatissimus, Engraulis Girard [C. F.] 1854:154 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 7; ref. 5769] San Diego, California, U.S.A. Syntypes: ?RMNH 11564 [ex USNM] (7). •Valid as Anchoa delicatissima (Girard 1854) -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:74 [ref. 9277], Whitehead et al. 1988:349 [ref. 5725], Swift et al. 1993:130 [ref. 22379], Whitehead & Rodriguez-Sánchez in Fischer et al. 1995:1074 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:131 [ref. 24545], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:24 [ref. 37547], Page et al. 2013:66 [ref. 32708], Kells et al. 2016:90 [ref. 35888]). Current status: Valid as Anchoa delicatissima (Girard 1854). Engraulidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern California (U.S.A.) south to Pacific coast of Baja California Sur (Mexico). Habitat: brackish, marine.