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Bagre bagre (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Silurus bagre ZBK Linnaeus, 1766: 505. Type locality: Central America . No types known.

Galeichthys gronovii ZBK Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 40. Type locality: Terre-Ferme ou de la Guyana, Maracaibo; Mana, R. Cayenne; Bahia . Syntypes : MNHN A-8977 , Guyana ; MNHN A-9368 , Maracaibo .

Mystus carolinensis ZBK Gronow in Gray, 1854: 156. Type locality: Tropical America . No types known.

Distribution: North and eastern South America.

Countries: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, French Guyana and Brazil.

Habitat: Predominantly marine waters, but also in brackish waters.

Maximum size: 550 mm TL.

Material examined: MZUSP 22691 (3 al) (1 c&s), Brazil , São Paulo , Santos ; MZUSP 35843 (2 al) (1 c&s), Brazil , São Paulo , Guaruja , Pereque ; MZUSP 51696 (2 es), Brazil , Espirito Santo , near rio Doce ; MZUSP 51697 (1 es), Brazil , coast of Sao Paulo state ; MZUSP 61339 (3, 104-177 mm SL), Brazil , Bahia , Caravelas, estuary and mouth of rio Caravelas .


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