Atherinosoma elongatum (Klunzinger, 1879)
Elongate hardyhead
photo by Good, P.

Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Atherininae
Max. size:  9.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: endemic to Australia.
Biology:  Found in inshore waters (Ref. 7300). A schooling species (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 22.04.99
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.03.21
Checked by: Bailly, Nicolas - 22.03.21

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