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Ilisha melanota


Ilisha melanota was originally described as Ilisha melanota by Derscheid in 1924. It belongs to the family Pristigasteridae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanota
AuthorWI   Derscheid [J. M.]
AuthorNI   Derscheid
Qualification   ---
Year   1924
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
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Genus   Ilisha
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Pristigasteridae
Genus   Ilisha
Original Name   Ilisha        
Taxon Name   melanota
Original Combination   Ilisha melanota
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ilisha melanota
OriginalSubGenus   Ilisha
Original Author   Derscheid
Original AuthorWI   Derscheid [J. M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1924
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Congo River mouth, West Africa.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1924.7.18.1-3 (3), MNHN 1923-0069 and 0070 (1, 1), MRAC 14774-83 [ex 3395-3404] (10).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin 1940:293 [ref. 293], Whitehead & Bauchot 1985:15 [ref. 9739].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Rev. Zool. Afr.
Citation   v. 12 (no. 2)
Page   278

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

Current Summary   Synonym of Ilisha africana  (Bloch 1795). Pristigasteridae.
Name History   •Synonym of Ilisha africana (Bloch 1795) -- (Poll et al. 1984:45 [ref. 6172], Whitehead 1985:263 [ref. 5141], Whitehead 1990:226 [ref. 14039]).

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sladeni Ilisha sladeni (Day [F.] 1870)Synonym
striatula Ilisha striatula Wongratana [T.] 1983Valid
verticalis Ilisha verticalis (Swainson [W.] 1838)Synonym
vimbella Ilisha vimbella (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
whiteheadi Ilisha whiteheadi Seshagiri Rao [B. V.] 1974Synonym
xanthopterus Ilisha xanthopterus (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
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