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Alestes brevis

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Alestes brevis was originally described as Alestes brevis by Boulenger in 1903. It belongs to the family Alestidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Africa.
Species   brevis
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1903
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Alestes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Genus   Alestes
Original Name   Alestes        
Taxon Name   brevis
Original Combination   Alestes brevis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Alestes brevis
OriginalSubGenus   Alestes
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1903
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lagos, Nigeria; Ghana.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1866.3.8.11 (1) Lagos, 1903.4.24.152-153 (2) Gold Coast, 1903.4.24.154-155 (2) Lagos.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 7)
Citation   v. 12 (no. 72)
Page   594

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Brycinus brevis
Current Species   brevis
Current Genus   Brycinus
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1903
Current Family   Alestidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Habitat Notes   Affinities: B. macrocephalus
   
Distribution   Africa.

Current Summary   Synonym of Brycinus brevis  (Boulenger 1903). Alestidae.
 
Name History   • 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]).

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abeli Alestes abeli Fowler [H. W.] 1936Synonym
abeli Brachyalestes abeli (Fowler [H. W.] 1936)Valid
acutidens Alestes acutidens Peters [W. C. H.] 1852Synonym
adolfi Alestes adolfi Steindachner [F.] 1914Synonym
affinis Alestes affinis Günther [A.] 1894Synonym
affinis Brachyalestes affinis (Günther [A.] 1894)Valid
albolineatus Alestes albolineatus Holly [M.] 1928Synonym
ansorgii Alestes ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1910Valid
baremose Alestes baremose Joannis [L. de] 1835Spelling
baremose tchadense Alestes baremoze tchadense Blache [J.] 1964Synonym
baremoze Alestes baremoze (Joannis [L. de] 1835)Valid
bartoni Alestes bartoni Nichols [J. T.] & La Monte [F. R.] 1953Synonym
bartoni Bryconalestes bartoni (Nichols [J. T.] & La Monte [F. R.] 1953)Valid
batesii Alestes batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1903Synonym
bequaerti Alestes bequaerti Boulenger [G. A.] 1920Synonym
bimaculatus Alestes bimaculatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
bimaculatus Brachyalestes bimaculatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Valid
bouboni Alestes bouboni Roman [B.] 1973Synonym
brevipinnis Alestes brevipinnis Perugia [A.] 1892Synonym
carmesinus Alestes carmesinus Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917Valid
carolinae Alestes carolinae Paugy [D.] & Lévêque [C.] 1981Synonym
carolinae Brachyalestes carolinae (Paugy [D.] & Lévêque [C.] 1981)Valid
chaperi Alestes chaperi Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882Synonym
comptus Alestes comptus Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976Synonym
comptus Brachyalestes comptus (Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976)Valid
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