Craterocephalus centralis Crowley & Ivantsoff, 1990
Finke river hardyhead
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Family:  Atherinidae (Silversides), subfamily: Craterocephalinae
Max. size:  7.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Oceania: southern Northern Territory, Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits open water or around aquatic vegetation in permanent waterholes. Tolerance to temperature and salinity is broad. An omnivore which probably spawns during warmer months. Mis-identified as C. eyresii (Ref. 44894).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 15 February 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 26.07.99
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