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Chirostoma humboldtianum (Valenciennes, 1835)


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Original description as Atherina humboldtiana:


  • Cuvier, Georges & A. Valenciennes. 1835. "Tome dixième. Suite du livre neuvième. Scombéroïdes". Histoire naturelle des poissons. 10:1-482 (ffm00526)

Conservation: Chirostoma humboldtianum is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2018).