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Gilchristella aestuaria

(Gilchrist 1913)

Gilchristella aestuaria was originally described as Spratelloides aestuaria by Gilchrist in 1913. It belongs to the family Clupeidae. It is commonly known as Gilchrist's round herring but has many other common names such as Estuarine round-herring in South Africa, Szprocik malgaski in Poland, Rivier-rondeharing in Sodwana, Gilchrist's round herring in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   aestuaria
AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.]
AuthorNI   Gilchrist
Qualification   ---
Year   1913
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Clupeiformes Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
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Genus   Gilchristella
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Clupeiformes
Family   Clupeidae
Genus   Gilchristella
Original Name   Spratelloides        
Taxon Name   aestuarius
Original Combination   Spratelloides aestuarius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Spratelloides aestuarius
OriginalSubGenus   Spratelloides
Original Author   Gilchrist
Original AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1913
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Tidal portion of Zwartkops River, near Port Elizabeth, and tidal rivers near East London, South Africa.
Primary Code   ---
Page   55
Illustrations   Fig.

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gilchristella aestuaria
Current Species   aestuaria
Current Genus Gilchristella
Current AuthorWI Gilchrist [J. D. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilchrist
Current Year   1913
Current Family Clupeidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Valid as Gilchristella aestuaria  (Gilchrist 1913). Clupeidae.
Name History   •Valid as Gilchristella aestuaria (Gilchrist 1913) -- (Poll et al. 1984:44 [ref. 6172], Whitehead 1985:168 [ref. 5141], Whitehead & Wongratana 1986:201 [ref. 6284], Skelton 1993:109 [ref. 24071], Poll & Gosse 1995:129 [ref. 24781], Skelton 2001:109 [ref. 27406], Stiassny 2002:67 [ref. 25890] but does not occur in Madagascar, Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:108 [ref. 28072], Fricke et al. 2018:54 [ref. 35805]).

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aestuarius Gilchristella aestuarius (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1913)Synonym
madagascariensis Gilchristella madagascariensis (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1883)Synonym
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