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Ilisha africana

(Bloch 1795)
  

Ilisha africana was originally described as Clupea africana by Bloch in 1795. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae. It is commonly known as West African ilisha but has many other common names such as Fanhico in Angola, Aflema in Benin, Péténana juabá in Côte d'Ivoire, Ilicha africain in France, Kanfla in Ghana, Tamtemire in Ghana. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   africana
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
AuthorNI   Bloch
Qualification   ---
Year   1795
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Ilisha
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Genus   Ilisha
Original Name   Clupea        
Taxon Name   africana
Original Combination   Clupea africana
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Clupea africana
OriginalSubGenus   Clupea
Original Author   Bloch
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1795
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Red Sea? (probably erroneous, original from Accra, Ghana, eastern Atlantic Ocean).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke 1999:64 [ref. 24282].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   ZMB 3874 (ca 154 mm)
Page   45
Illustrations   Pl. 407

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Ilisha africana
Current Species   africana
Current Genus Ilisha
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Bloch
Current Year   1795
Current Family Pristigasteridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 25 meters.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Ilisha africana  (Bloch 1795). Pristigasteridae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Ilisha africana (Bloch 1795) -- (Poll et al. 1984:44 [ref. 6172], Whitehead 1985:263 [ref. 5141], Whitehead 1990:226 [ref. 14039], Teugels in Lévêque et al. 1990:112 [ref. 21589], Munroe 2016:1719 [ref. 34560]).

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abnormis Ilisha abnormis Richardson [J.] (ex Gray) 1846Synonym
affinis Ilisha affinis (Gray [J. E.] 1830)Synonym
amazonica Ilisha amazonica (Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1920)Valid
amblyuroptera Ilisha amblyuroptera (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
amblyuropterus Ilisha amblyuropterus (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
apapae Ilisha apapae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1948Synonym
argentata Ilisha argentata Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1923Synonym
bleekeri Ilisha bleekeri Bertin [L.] 1941Synonym
brachysoma Ilisha brachysoma (Bleeker [P.] 1852)Synonym
caribbaea Ilisha caribbaea Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1923Synonym
caribbea Ilisha caribbea Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1923Synonym
chinensis Ilisha chinensis (Basilewsky [S.] 1855)Synonym
compressa Ilisha compressa Randall [J. E.] 1994Valid
deauratus Ilisha deauratus Nakashima [S.] 1941Synonym
desuratus Ilisha desuratus Nakashima [S.] 1941Synonym
ditchoa Ilisha ditchoa (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
dolloi Ilisha dolloi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1902)Synonym
dussumieri Ilisha dussumieri (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
elongata Ilisha elongata (Anonymous [Bennett [E. T.]] 1830)Valid
filigera Ilisha filigera (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Valid
fuerthii Ilisha fuerthii (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Valid
furthi Ilisha furthi (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Synonym
furthii Ilisha furthii (Steindachner [F.] 1875)Synonym
gabonica Ilisha gabonica (Duméril [A. H. A.] 1861)Synonym
grayana Ilisha grayana (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
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